Security Training


Lt. Joseph Pangaro (Ret.)

Being Prepared is the Only Course of Action in an Emergency!

With the recent increase in workplace violence, gang activity and school shootings in the U.S., businesses, schools and community leaders are doing everything they can to be prepared; proper training is a big part of that. Pangaro Training teaches today’s modern professionals vital skills through courses designed to engage and empower its participants to serve with excellence and integrity. Pangaro Training is guided by the principle that the paramount responsibility of leadership is to prepare and mentor the next generation of leaders. Its founder, Lt. Joseph Pangaro, is a highly-commended, 27-year police veteran with 12 years in the detective bureau and 7 years as lieutenant in charge of the training division. Realizing that most of the available training programs were tedious and boring, Joseph launched Pangaro Training to bring cutting-edge training to the 21st century professional. “The goal is to transform security training from the tiresome requirement it has too often become into an engaging, productive learning tool through interactive sessions and real-life, role-playing exercises.” In addition to its founder, Pangaro Training has four highly experienced instructors who have written and presented more than 25 courses to over 1,000 law enforcement personnel throughout the greater NY area. Highly regarded, Pangaro Training is at the vanguard of the industry in meeting the needs of today’s generation, offering dynamic training to law enforcement, school, and business professionals. Lt. Pangaro served in many capacities during his police career, including the patrol division, detective division and the administration division. He is an FBI certified Hostage Crisis negotiator trained in conducting Threat, Vulnerability, and Risk Assessments by the US Homeland Security Agency. After retirement, Lt. Pangaro took his knowledge and experience to a large school district in New Jersey as Director of Security. His goal in this role was to develop and provide “Best Practices” for safety and security to protect the students and staff. The combined experience of a career in law enforcement and Director of School Security has made Lt. Pangaro uniquely qualified to evaluate the safety and security profile of any school or business facility.  




  • Protecting your buildings; Threat Vulnerability Risk Assessments assess the latest safety equipment.
  • Evaluating Active Shooter Drill; finding inconsistencies and unifying district procedures, deadly mistakes to avoid, coordinating with local police.
  • Developing a Threat Matrix and appropriate responses:
    • Profiling potentially dangerous students
    • Internal VS. External Threats
  • Creating a Threat Review Team.
  • Planning evacuation and reunification drills.
  • Writing policies on emergency responses.
  • Liability management and training documentation.
  • Identifying transportation security risks and evaluating transportation drills and procedures.
  • Crisis Intervention; teachers and support staff can learn techniques to diffuse and resolve a crisis situation, effective strategies to influence and communicate with the person in crisis.


  • Liability insurance rates can be reduced when a business offers yearly training for staff.
  • Each course participant receives a certificate of attendance.
  • Choose from the topics listed below or call for a personalized program tailored to your particular needs.
      1. Supervision, Leadership and Mentoring
      2. Violence in the Workplace
      3. Sexual Harassment
      4. Business Ethics
      5. Active Shooter in the Workplace
      6. Presenting a Professional Appearance & Attitude
      7. Handling Customer Complaints
      8. Conflict Management & Diffusing Confrontations
      9. Effective Communication
      10. Making Presentations
      11. Employee Development Plan- Documenting Discipline and Performance
      12. Interviewing Skills
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Law Enforcement

  • Police Departments require ongoing training to help hone existing skills and to teach newer and more effective techniques.
  • Pangaro Training covers the topics listed below and can be tailored to your specific needs.
    1. Supervision Courses:
      • Supervision, Leadership & Mentoring (2 days)
      • Planning the Active Shooter Drill
      • Internal Affairs Investigation
      • Creating & Implementing an Employee Development Plan
      • Train the Trainer
      • Forming a Quality of Life Unit
      • Policy Writing
    2. Investigation Courses:
      • HyperDrive Narcotics Investigation (4 days)
      • Criminal investigation (3 days)
      • Liquor License investigation
      • Sexual Assault Investigation
      • Juvenile Investigation
      • Pre-Employment Background Investigation
      • Interview & Interrogation (2 days)
      • Working with informants
      • Working Undercover & The Tools of the Trade
      • Writing Search Warrants & Affidavits & Courtroom procedure & Testimony
    3. Patrol Courses:
      • Building Successful Cases through Report Writing
      • Patrol Tactics
      • Advanced Street Interview Techniques to Uncover Criminal Activity
      • Investigation for the Road Cop (2 days)
      • Essential Patrol Updates, Domestic Violence, Search & Seizure and CUMMA Law
      • Tourism Policing
      • 1st Responder Interactions with The Special Needs Community

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