Rick Santoro, CPP, is an A.S.I.S. Board Certified Protection Professional and a nationally recognized Security Expert specializing in expert witness services for the legal community involving premises liability matters. Mr. Santoro specializes in cases involving; major crime, sudden violence, gun violence, homicide, aggravated assault with deadly weapons, sexual assault, and any claims relating to the actions of security personnel and security standards. Prior to becoming an independent security expert, Mr. Santoro had 30 years of high profile security experience that included responsibility for risk management, executive protection, physical security, investigations, special events, safety, workplace violence prevention, CCTV command center operations, for multiple world class casino/resort operations. He is a DHS/UNLV Certified Instructor for Soft Target Terrorism Awareness, an Instructor for the NJ Regional Intelligence Academy, and a 2011 graduate of the FBI Citizen’s Academy. He is a member of the Richard Stockton Institute for Public Safety and Security and holds Bachelor’s degree from Fairleigh Dickenson University.