Michael Ryan is a Law Enforcement executive with over 26 years of experience with the New York City Police Department which included over 20 years of successive experience in supervision /management. He received a BS in Business Management from SUNY Empire State College and a graduate of the FBI National Academy. Mr. Ryan is a certified Martial Arts instructor, with over 35 years of training experience.
Mr. Ryan was a contracted consultant, for the Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness for the Broward County Public Schools. He created the Standard Operating Procedure Manual for the newly established Security Division. In addition, he proposed recommendations for training of security personnel and Use of Firearm Policy. Mr. Ryan’s career in the NYPD included various positions. He was a Lieutenant Special Assignment assigned to manage the Executive Protection detail for the First Deputy Commissioner. He directed, and conducted advance safety measures which included local, domestic, and international travel. Prior to this assignment he was the Special Projects Lieutenant for the Chief of Personnel and coordinated various department programs; The Retiree Mobilization Plan, Residency Check Unit, Department Medal Day ceremony, and was assigned to the Incident Management Team established to mobilize over 450 members assigned to Police HQ, during critical incidents. Mr. Ryan was the NYPD liaison to the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington D.C. and the NYS Police Memorial in Albany, overseeing the submission of applications for NYPD officers who were killed in the “Line of Duty.” Mr. Ryan created the Distinguished Service Medal, awarded to those members that, have died in the “Line of Duty,” from 9/11 related illnesses.
He has trained USMA West Point Cadets (aspiring MPs), in Active Shooter response and tactics. Mr. Ryan has received many awards and recognitions throughout his career, including, the NYPD Lieutenant’s Benevolent Association 2018 “Leaders of the Finest”, and the NYPD Holy Name Society 2018 “Cop of the Year, Service Award.”