Protecting Autistic Children from Online Risks

Lt. Joseph Pangaro

11:30 AM (EDT) October 11, 2024

Lt. Joseph Pangaro, CPM, CSO, MOI

Lt Pangaro is a 27 year veteran law enforcement officer and former director of school security. He is currently the Chief Security Officer and Director of Global Training and Security Consulting for the IP Video Corporation and True Security Design with offices in New York and New Jersey.

Lt. Pangaro has written articles on safety and security for multiple publications, including The FBI Worldwide Magazine, NJ COPS, Blue Magazine, and The New South Wales Law Enforcement Gazette. He has won awards for his school safety and security articles for children on the autism spectrum from Autism Parents Magazine, and he has been featured in newspaper reports and national radio regarding school security and safety.

In addition to security training programs, Lt. Pangaro has provided Threat, Vulnerability, and Risk Assessments (TVRAs) for schools and businesses since 2008. In 2013, he took on the challenges of school security directly as the Director of School Safety and Security for the Manalapan-Englishtown Regional School District in NJ. Today, he attends many school security training programs hosted by the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Education to continue to enhance his knowledge of best practices. His career in law enforcement and school security has provided him with a unique view of school safety and security needs, as well as an eye for uncovering the weaknesses in the security of these facilities. Lt. Pangaro is dedicated to his mission to educate and is passionate about keeping children, teachers, adults, and officers safe