The Community Safety and Security Consultants Team brings over 200 years of combined service in military and law enforcement operations to accomplish and satisfy our client’s needs. Our safety and security consultant professionals provide leadership, tactical advice, and strategic development against a wide variety of unexpected variables. The team of highly qualified professionals have experience in military and government operations, law enforcement, special emergency response tactics, fire & explosives investigations, incident command systems, school resource advocacy, advanced medical operations, occupational health and safety, as well as personal protection and self-defense training certifications.

Meet the Founder:

Jerry L. Harper


Jerry serves as President and founder of Community Safety & Security Consultants (CSSC) and oversees its core services of Safety and Security Operations, Personal Safety Services, as well as Occupational Health and Safety Services. Jerry received his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice and Administration from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania prior to serving in the Persian Gulf War with the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division. Jerry is a career security professional who retired as a Sergeant from the Pennsylvania State Police with over 25 years of service. During his career, he was selected to provide safety and security at major events within Pennsylvania and has attended numerous training opportunities across the country as it pertains to the prevention and management of mass casualty incidents. He is also a certified instructor for Active Shooter Events and has a great interest in continuing to assist others with increasing life-safety.

Michael J. Gerace

Safety/Security Consultant

Michael is a military and law enforcement professional with over 32 years of combined service. He currently holds the rank of Sergeant for a police agency in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Michael brings an array of experience and expertise to the CSSC team and has served as a K-9 Handler, Squad Leader - Special Emergency Response Team, Criminal Investigator, and Crime Scene Examiner. During his career, he has become a certified trainer/instructor on leadership tactics, K-9 handling, as well as B.L.S. and Stop the Bleed medical instruction. Michael continues to serve his community by participating and lecturing on topics related to active shooter incidents, as well as hostage rescue and high-risk situations. He is passionate and committed to continuing to protect and serve the citizens in his community and country against acts of violence.

Andrew J. McCauley

Safety/Security Consultant

Andy brings 25 years of law enforcement experience to the CSSC team as a retired Corporal with the Pennsylvania State Police. He also dedicated 6 years to the United State Marine Corps prior to his law enforcement career. During his last 8 years with PSP, he was an academy instructor where he performed duties as a firearms instructor and police skills unit instructor which specialized in tactical safety practices and active shooter response techniques. He also served on the PSP Special Emergency Response Team (SERT) for 4 years. Andy is a highly experienced and certified firearms instructor, and enjoys sharing his knowledge of firearms and tactical response techniques with others to help increase life-safety for all.

Shawn M. Swarr

Personal Safety/Firearms Instructor

Shawn holds an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Harrisburg Area Community College. Shawn brings over 23 years of law enforcement experience in the areas of Patrol, Criminal Investigations, and Criminal Intelligence. While working as an Intelligence Officer for his agency, he gathered and collected information on individuals who were considered to be a security threat to the public as well as to police officers. Shawn currently works in the capacity of a Training Instructor for a large police agency in Pennsylvania. His duties include training other police officers in the area of physical fitness and self-defense techniques. Shawn is dedicated to educating and protecting the lives of people in his community, as well as the communities throughout the country.

Ian M. Janos

Personal Safety/Firearms Instructor

Ian holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the Pennsylvania State University and has dedicated over 10 years of combined military service in the United State Marine Corps and Pennsylvania Army National Guard. Ian also brings over thirteen years of law enforcement experience in the areas of Patrol, Criminal Investigations, and Training and Education Instruction (both basic and advanced levels). He also has over 13 years of experience as a certified Firearms Instructor and holds certifications under the National Rifle Association of America (NRA) and Sig Sauer Academy as a Master Pistol and Rifle Instructor. Ian currently holds the rank of Sergeant with a large police department in Pennsylvania where he serves as a Patrol Section Supervisor while also holding a secondary position as a Use of Force Instructor for his agency. He is passionate about educating and protecting the lives of members of his community as well as the members of communities across the country.

Scott Radabaugh

Personal Safety/Firearms Instructor

Scott holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Charleston Southern University. Scott is a current Law Enforcement Officer and has over eleven years of law enforcement experience in the areas of Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Special Weapons and Tactics. While serving for five years on his Department’s SWAT team, he worked to become a Team Leader and Designated Marksman. Scott is a certified Firearms Instructor through the Pennsylvania State Police for multiple weapon systems and is currently assigned to the Criminal Investigations Unit within his agency. Scott has a passion for teaching and the transfer of knowledge to members of communities throughout the area.

James Trunfio

Personal Safety/Firearms Instructor

James holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Jim brings over 16 years of law enforcement experience serving his time in two different states. He is recognized as an expert in the field of Motor Vehicle Collisions and is currently a Collision Reconstructionist for his department. He has been a firearms instructor for his department for over 7 years while responsible for training officers on weapon safety, principle marksmanship, and weapon techniques. Jim is an enthusiast shooter and a passionate instructor. His goal is to bestow his love and passion for firearms to others through proper safety and firearm handling techniques. “Education is the most powerful weapon we own”.

Cory M. Robenolt

Physical Security Assessor

Cory holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. Cory served in the United States Army Reserve for 6 years and brings over 24 years of Law Enforcement experience in the areas of patrol, forensics, and criminal investigations. He also possesses training and certification in conducting Physical Security Risk and Vulnerability Assessments. Cory holds the rank of Corporal with a large Police Department in Pennsylvania where he is currently assigned to the Domestic Security Section. Cory is eager to assist businesses and institutions in identifying potential vulnerabilities and hardening physical security within their facility and on their property.

Ross A. Deck Jr.

Personal Health and Safety Consultant

Ross is a professional paramedic with over 34 years of experience in emergency services. He holds an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Health Sciences from Harrisburg Area Community College. He currently works as a staff medic for a rural EMS agency. His roles over the years have included EMT/Paramedic for urban, suburban, and rural services. For several years, he served as a paramedic supervisor for a large emergency services department while also serving his community as a volunteer firefighter. Ross currently serves as a medic on a regional S.W.A.T. team and has extensive training in mass casualty and active shooter events, especially in the area of casualty care and evacuation. He enjoys educating others and has taught everything from CPR/AED, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support to EMT classes. Ross is happily married with two teenage boys, and feels it is his responsibility to pass along the knowledge he has gained over his career to others. By doing so, he hopes to empower and inspire others to do good work and be prepared for anything.

Audra King

Personal Safety Consultant

Audra holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Organizational Management. She also dedicated 4 years of military service in the U.S. Army, and served as a Counter-intelligence Agent during Operation Iraqi Freedom where her primary job function was to gather human intelligence and counter surveillance. She obtained the rank of Sergeant as well as a Top Secret security clearance during her military career. Audra brings to the team her skills in psychological security and personal self-defense. She is a nationally certified Refuse To Be A Victim Instructor and is passionate about teaching safety awareness to all, especially women and children. In her spare time, she volunteers as a Cub Scout leader and loves traveling with her family.

Bill Millard

Safety and Risk Management Specialist

Bill has over 17 years of experience in Occupational Safety and Health and has managed Environmental Health and Safety for a facility of over 350 employees. In his previous positions, he was responsible for helping develop and modify safety procedures for several Pennsylvania agencies including the Pennsylvania State Police, Department of Corrections and Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. Bill has experience in overseeing Environmental Compliance, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) reporting, Safety Data Sheet management, program development, and employee training including supervisor train-the-trainer instruction. Bill is well-organized and self-motivated and excels at helping management and employees understand the importance and application of workplace safety while building team leadership. To learn more about the entire CSSC team, visit our website at

Kim A. Harper

Conference/Training Coordinator

Kim is CSSC’s co-founder, and a nursing professional of 30 years. She specializes in the coordination of events and training for CSSC, and also shares in the role of public relations and reputation management for the expanding company. She and Jerry have a blended family of 4 children together.

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    A word from our clients

    "The Emergency Functional Training Exercises that CSSC provided to our staff and administrators was phenomenal! Walking through a variety of different emergency scenarios, and understanding how to properly react to them was instrumental. I now feel more comfortable with understanding how to deal with an agitated person, and knowing how to follow our company protocol within our emergency plan." - Sarah M, of Lancaster, PA

    "The Active Shooter Training that I attended recently was very informative and eye-opening. The presenter was professional and shared some real life experiences in relation to his duties as a police officer. I would recommend that every business send their employees to this training by CSSC, to become more educated on what options are available, and how to detect problematic behavior before it becomes a violent encounter." - Tim S, of Middletown, PA

    "Everyone needs CSSCs Basic Handgun course! Owning a firearm is a serious undertaking, so top-quality instruction is essential. I received crystal clear explanations, thorough and methodical practice, plus felt the genuine warmth of people who really care about me staying safe and being confident. I plan to take more courses offered by CSSC and highly recommend this company to everyone." - Susan G. of Quarryville, PA

    “As a professional within the field of safety, I highly recommend CSSCs unique approach to Active Shooter Resistance Training…every organization should have this education to better protect those they are responsible for .” - Michael Cuff, President of Cuff Safety & Compliance Management

    “Jerry is one of the best speakers in the area of safety and security that I have come across…his life experiences along with his innate ability to present in an organized and professional manner (complex material) to an audience on many levels is what sets him apart!” - Lou Rocco, President of Global Sourcing International

    “Anyone that entrusts CSSC will be in good hands with such an extremely qualified individual at the helm." - Ted Gallagher, EHC Associates