Mr. Falcone started out as a law enforcement officer serving twenty-five (25) years of service. During his twenty-five (25) years of service, he attended several training schools such as North Western University, Penn State continuing education and several other training facilities to enhance his career.
As a patrol officer, Mr. Falcone was the Departments first Field training officer and implemented the field training program for the department. Gerard served as shift commander in the Sergeants absence on several occasions. During his time as a patrol officer, Mr. Falcone was one of four (4) officers to be selected for deployment to New York City on the tragic day of September 11, 2001. Mr. Falcone was assigned to the search and rescue team, then to an armed security team along with the NYPD to secure the perimeters of the lost towers. Gerard was not only selected to go but was willing to volunteer several days to assist with those in need. Mr. Falcone received several awards and commendations for his leadership and commitment.
After being promoted to Sergeant in 2002, he was able to bring the “Team” environment to the Department. Mr. Falcone believed in leading by example. With these qualities, he was promoted to Lieutenant in 2006.
As a Lieutenant Mr. Falcone was a certified fatal accident investigator who ran the day to day operations, overseeing the traffic safety Division, Community Policing, Drug Enforcement Division and Internal affairs division.
Mr. Falcone worked closely with the chief of Police where they effectively initiated the police department with new Policies and Procedures (SOP’s), Uniform change, patrol vehicle change, patrol car computer system, dispatch radio communication changes. Mr. Falcone also implemented and introduced the live scan fingerprinting system to his Department. In December 2010, Gerard retired from the Department in good standing.
Mr. Falcone continued his many years of interest in Executive Protection/Security and received his certificate and certification. Mr. Falcone has worked various Executive Protection details for fortune 30 corporations and high net worth clients.
Mr. Falcone now serves as the President/CEO of VIP International Protection LLC, located in Longwood, Florida.