Meeting Location: Wantagh Inn 3264 Railroad Avenue Wantagh, NY
The price for cocktails, appetizers, dinner & dessert is $60 per person.
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Please join us for our chapter meeting on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at 6 p.m. at the Wantagh Inn, 3264 Railroad Avenue, Wantagh, New York 11793.
Our guest speaker will be Justin McCaffrey, Commissioner of Public Safety for the Town of Oyster Bay, NY. Justin is a retired Sergeant from the NYPD and has also been a veteran of the Massapequa Fire District for 31 years.
As the current Commissioner of Public Safety for the Town of Oyster Bay, Commissioner McCaffrey’s Department of Public Safety coordinates all available Town resources under one umbrella to develop and implement unified safety and security measures to prevent, mitigate and manage incidents, both natural and man-made, that threaten the quality of life of the residents and the critical infrastructure of our communities. Through its three divisions, Security, Emergency Management, and Marine Enforcement, the department works closely with local, state, and federal agencies to address security issues, plan and prepare for disaster response and recovery, and strengthen the Town’s responder capabilities.
Commissioner McCaffrey will share his extensive emergency management expertise with the membership.
We hope to see you at our chapter November meeting at the Wantagh Inn, Wantagh, N.Y.
Meeting Location: A+ Technology & Security Solutions facility, 1490 North Clinton Avenue, Bay Shore, NY 11706
Our guest speaker will be Andrew Fiorillo, Suffolk County Police Officer. He is the SCPD SHIELD program coordinator, a member of the Global SHIELD Network support team, and helps create seminars and training regarding Active Shooter prevention and response.
Officer Fiorillo has been recognized many times for his excellence and dedication. SCPD awarded Officer Fiorillo the Cop of The Year, and the Sgt. Timothy Henck Public Service Award, the Police Commissioners Career Achievement Award, as well as numerous departmental and command level citations. The NAACP has also recognized Officer Fiorillo and has received multiple commendations from the Town, County, State, and the United States Congress.
Officer Fiorillo will discuss the Suffolk County Shield Program and Network. This meeting is the perfect opportunity for ASIS members to learn more about public/private partnerships, expand their knowledge, increase their network, and have a good time with their fellow security professionals.
Tuesday, September 26, 2023, at 6 pm
Our guest speaker will be Mike Sapraicone, Candidate for Congress, retired New York Police Department Detective, community volunteer, small business founder, and nationally recognized security expert. Mike served in the New York Police Department for 20 years, starting as a transit officer protecting millions of subway riders. Mike saw first-hand the impact of crime on New York’s economy and the need for businesses to have a private security option. With this in mind, he started Squad Security to provide security services to New York-based companies, including the American Stock Exchange.
Since retiring from the NYPD in 2000, Mike grew this small business into a global security firm in the heart of Long Island and employed over 600 active and retired members of law enforcement.
Mike was raised in Richmond Hill and attended Holy Cross High School in Flushing. He has continued to be involved at Holy Cross High School as a member and Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Mike has served as president of the Seaford Union Free School District Board of Education and is a Museum of American Armor senior trustee. Mike is also on the boards of Tomorrow’s Hope Foundation, Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital, Catholic Youth Organization, and the Columbus Citizens Foundation, for which he Co-Chaired New York City’s Columbus Day Parade. Mike has been a member of the National Association of Chiefs of Police, Associated Licensed Detectives of New York State, and the American Academy for Professional Law Enforcement.Mike has frequently appeared on NBC’s Today Show, WINS Radio, NBC-TV, Fox News, Court TV, MSNBC, and CNN. Mike has also served as an expert on public safety and security issues in leading newspapers like the New York Times, New York Post, New York Daily News, and Long Island Business News. He also hosted “Mike Sapraicone’s Street Smart” on Long Island News Radio.
Mike has lived on Long Island for 32 years and resides in Oyster Bay with his wife, Eileen. Mike is the father of five children and has five grandchildren.
Mr. Sapraicone will share his extensive experience working across the public and private sectors and the opportunities and challenges of running for an elected position in the U.S. Congress.
Tuesday, June 27, 2023, at 6 p.m.
Dear ASIS Members, The Long Island ASIS Chapter will hold our last meeting/summer party before the summer break on June 27 at 6 pm at the Wantagh Inn. It will be a casual networking event outside under the tent at the Wantagh Inn.
Hawaiian Shirts Recommended!
Tuesday, May 30, 2023, at 6 pm
Please join us for our chapter meeting on Tuesday, May 30, 2023, at 6 p.m. at the Wantagh Inn, 3264 Railroad Avenue, Wantagh, New York 11793.
Our guest speaker will be John Rowan, Suffolk County Police Department Chief of Detectives. Chief Rowan joined the Suffolk County Police Department in 1993. During his career, he has held various supervisory roles, including Commanding Officer of the 3rd Precinct from 2018-2022 and Commanding Officer Major Crimes Bureau, where he oversaw Homicide, Major Cases, Special Victims, and Hate Crimes. He was also tasked during that time as the primary liaison with the Federal agencies assigned to work MS 13 murders. He traveled to El Salvador in January 2018 and was recognized by Homeland Security for participating in Operation Matador, a joint task force investigating MS 13. He also served as a Captain in Internal Affairs and was the Commanding Officer of the First Squad Detectives, where he held the rank of Detective Lieutenant.
Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at 6 pm
Please join us for our chapter meeting on Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at 6 p.m. at the A+ Technology & Security Solutions facility, 1490 North Clinton Avenue, Bay Shore, NY 11706.
Our guest speaker will be Tim Healy, the President and Owner of Healy Success Solutions Inc., also the Host of the small business podcast The Profit Express.
Tim will share his extensive expertise with Recruiting in a Tight Labor market! Tips on How to Hire Your Ideal Candidate. This meeting is the perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge and, as usual, increase your network, share ideas, and have a good time with your fellow security professionals.
Tim works directly with business owners, sales management, and selling professionals to develop Consultative Sales Systems from 1st Point of Contact to Close. His clients are from finance, insurance, industrial manufacturing, social media, digital marketing, information technology, payroll, real estate, and law.
Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at 6 pm
Please join us for our chapter meeting on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at 6 p.m. at the Wantagh Inn, 3264 Railroad Avenue, Wantagh, New York. Our guest speaker will be Patrick Boyle, Executive Director of IgniteLI, the Manufacturing Consortium of Long Island, which supports and advocates for the regions manufacturing sectors. In this role, he acts as the voice for the industry. In addition, he collaborates with other regional non-profits to bring benefits, business, and opportunity to Long Island’s industrial sectors. Mr. Boyle comes from the government, having served in the New York Senate as the Director of its Veterans, Homeland Security, and Military Affairs Committee and Deputy Chief of Staff for the Third Senate District. Patrick graduated from The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, with a BA in International relations and Military Affairs. He is currently a student at LIU’s Homeland Security and Terrorism Institute, focusing on cyber security policy and emergency services. Mr. Boyle will share his extensive experience working across the public and private sectors to promote business opportunities and protect the critical infrastructure across Long Island.
Tuesday, February 28, 2023, at 6 pm
Please join us on Tuesday, February 28, 2023, at 6 p.m. at the A+ Technology & Security Solutions, 1490 North Clinton Avenue, Bay Shore, NY 11706, for our chapter meeting. Our guest speaker will be Dr. Errol D. Toulon, Jr., Sheriff of Suffolk County, New York’s, the 67th Sheriff, and the county’s first African American to be elected to a non-judicial countywide office. Now serving his second term as Suffolk’s highest-ranking law enforcement official, he continues to work to serve and protect the county’s 1.5 million residents. Sheriff Toulon has more than 30 years of criminal justice experience, heavily centered upon corrections intelligence and combating gang violence. Prior to serving as Suffolk County Sheriff, Toulon worked for 25 years with the New York City Department of Correction, beginning his career as an NYC correction officer and culminating as the Deputy Commissioner of Operations. Sheriff Toulon has been recognized by countless law enforcement agencies, distinguished organizations, and publications across the nation for his work in corrections and law enforcement. He is an active member in several renowned organizations, including the Major County Sheriffs of America, where he was recently assigned to their Intelligence Commanders Committee to work on ways to share intelligence nationwide.
Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at 6 p.m. Chapter Meeting
Please join us on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at 6 p.m. at the Wantagh Inn, 3264 Railroad Avenue, Wantagh, New York 11793, for our January chapter meeting. Our guest speaker will be R.S. Richard, Jr, Chief of Cyber Security with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Region 2 located in New York, NY. Rich is a native Long Islander who served in the U.S. Navy from 1983 to 2003. After honorably retiring from the Navy in 2003 as a Data Systems Technician Chief Petty Officer, he worked at the Naval Network Warfare Command as a Senior Cyber Security Engineer managing a team of cyber security engineers. Chief Richard also was an Information Systems Security Manager with Northrop Grumman in Bethpage, NY. He returned to service to the country in 2016, transitioning to the Department of Homeland Security / Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Chief Richard will share his extensive Cyber expertise to present on CISA’s cyber resources for business & critical infrastructure (Public/Private Partnership)
Celebrate the Holiday Season!
Celebrate the Holiday Season! with the ASIS Long Island Chapter
Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at 6 pm
Tuesday- November 29th at 6:00 PM, Chapter Meeting
Please join us on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at 6 p.m. at the Wantagh Inn, 3264 Railroad Avenue, Wantagh, New York 11793, for our November chapter meeting.
Our guest speaker will be Chris Ferro, Chief of Detectives for the Nassau County Police Department. He becameChief of the Detectives after serving the county for 29 years. Ferro was most recently a two-star assistant chief and previously served as commanding officer of several precincts, oversaw the Major Case Bureau and Narcotics, and has received ten departmental awards.
Chief Ferro will share his extensive law enforcement expertise committed to protecting Nassau County residents with our members.
Tuesday- October 25th at 6:00 PM, Chapter Meeting
Please join us on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at 6 p.m. at the Wantagh Inn, 3264 Railroad Avenue, Wantagh, NY, for our chapter meeting.
Our Guest Speaker is pending due to a late cancelation. We are actively looking for a speaker. We will let You know as soon as a speaker is locked down.
In addition, We will select a winner for the ASIS Certification Scholarship.
All the meetings are an excellent opportunity to network with other security professionals, share ideas, and problem-solve.
We are looking forward to seeing you there!
ASIS Region 5D Cornhole Tournament/Picnic
Thursday, September 29th 11:30AM – 3:00PM
o Location: Alley Pond Park
o 224-7 76th ave
o Oakland Gardens, NY 11364
Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at 6 pm
Sponsored by A+ Technology at their
Bay Shore, New York location.
A+ Technology & Security Solutions at
1490 North Clinton Ave. Bay Shore, New York 11706
(Drinks and Food compliments of A+ Technology.)
Our guest speaker will be Lt. Joseph Pangaro (Ret), CEO and Chief Security Officer of True Security Design. Lt. Joe is a retired, 27-year veteran police officer who was the lead training instructor of his police agency and certified as an instructor by the NJ Police Training Commission. In addition, he was trained in school security assessments by the Department of Homeland Security. He is also a trained and certified crime prevention officer who continues to train police officers at police academies throughout the Northeast. Lt Pangaro is also a former Director of School Security for a large district in NJ, and he is an award-winning columnist and author.
He will share his extensive law enforcement experience and discuss his role as a school and workplace security expert and trainer with the membership.
Tuesday, June 31, 2022, at 6 p.m.
Wantagh Inn, 3264 Railroad Avenue, Wantagh, New York 11793 (The price for cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuuvres will be $60.00 per person.)
The Long Island ASIS Chapter will hold our last meeting before summerbreak on June 28 at 6pm at the Wantagh Inn. It will be a casual networking event outside under the tent at the Wantagh Inn. Hawaiian Shirts Recommended!
Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at 6 p.m.
ASIS Long Island cordially invites you to our May Meeting at the Wantagh Inn, 3264 Railroad Avenue, Wantagh, NY 11793, on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at 6 pm. (The price for cocktails and dinner will be $60.00 per person.)
Our guest speaker will be Michael Lewis, the Senior Supervisory Resident Agent of the Long Island Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The office is responsible for investigating Federal Criminal, Terrorism, and National Security violations that occur within Nassau and Suffolk Counties. He has been with the FBI for more than eighteen years. Prior to his current role, Mr. Lewis served on the New York Joint Terrorism Task Force as both a field agent and a squad supervisor. He began his career in the FBI investigating Organized Crime and labor racketeering cases in New York City. Before joining the FBI, Mr. Lewis was an Assistant District Attorney in Manhattan, where he prosecuted a wide range of street-level criminal offenses. Mr. Lewis holds a law degree from the University of Maryland and graduated with a Master of Forensic Science degree from The George Washington University. He lives with his wife and two children in Nassau County, New York.
He will be sharing his extensive federal law enforcement experience and discussing his role as Long Island’s lead FBI resident agent with the membership.
Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at 6 p.m.
Wantagh Inn, 3264 Railroad Avenue, Wantagh, New York 11793 (The price for cocktails and dinner will be $60.00 per person.)
Our guest speaker will be Rodney K. Harrison, Police Commissioner of Suffolk County, New York.
Commissioner Harrison began his career with the New York City Police Department as a Cadet in 1991. During his New York City Police Department career, Harrison has achieved every rank from Cadet to Chief of Department, including time as an undercover detective and Precinct Detective Squad Robbery Apprehension Module. Harrison worked across NYC, from Staten Island to the Bronx, holding a position in each of the five boroughs. During his tenure, he had the privilege to command both the 28th and 32nd Precincts of Harlem. Additionally, he had the honor of being bestowed as the first African American Chief of Detectives in the Bureau’s 175-year history. The NYPD Chief of Department rank is the highest-ranking uniformed member of the service within the NYC Police Department. Additionally, he achieved another historical milestone by becoming the first Cadet to ever rise to the rank of Chief of Department. He also was awarded the Combat Cross for extraordinary heroism while under fire from an armed perpetrator in 2013.
Following his retirement from the NYPD, after a 30-year career, Suffolk County Executive Bellone nominated Harrison to be Suffolk County’s Police Commissioner and was confirmed by the Suffolk County’s legislature unanimously on December 23, 2021. Harrison would become the first Black Police Commissioner in Suffolk County department’s history.
He will be sharing his extensive law enforcement experience and discussing his role as the county’s Top Cop with the membership.