Ed Kardauskas is a former Captain with the City of White Plains, NY, Police Department where he served as the commanding officer of the Uniformed Operations Division, the Burglary Squad, the Crime Prevention Unit, and the Training and Special Projects Division. During his career he served as the senior incident commander at thousands of crime scenes and major incidents. He is a graduate of both Manhattan College and the FBI National Academy, and the fifth person worldwide to earn all 3 American Society for Industrial Security board certifications — Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Physical Security Professional (PSP) and Professional Certified Investigator (PCI). He is also a certified locksmith and has served as an expert witness on lock penetration evidence and techniques in major criminal trials.
He has written core security policies and procedures for major companies, managed the national security communications center and contract and proprietary security forces for a national corporation, and designed and managed the installation of the physical, electronic, radio communications, fencing, gates, and medical rescue systems for over $40 million in new corporate construction in recent years. He has designed risk assessments, security audits, key performance indicators, reporting tools, and metrics used to gauge and report the status, performance and effectiveness of security personnel and programs throughout the country and to present those results to executives. He also headed multiple software selection and implementation projects and served as co leader of a major business continuity planning project.