Tony Callisto recently retired as the Senior Vice President for Safety & Chief Law Enforcement Officer for Syracuse University, managing law enforcement, security, fire safety, environmental health, emergency management, risk management, regulatory compliance, and parking and transit services. He serves as the principal consultant with Callisto Consulting (www.tonycallisto.com).
He was the University’s Chief of Public Safety from 2006-2014 and retired in 2006 from the Onondaga Sheriff’s Office (NY), as Chief Deputy Sheriff. He is a past president of the American Jail Association and of the Central New York Association of Chief of Police. He is a police instructor and is a national consultant in areas of higher education, law enforcement, corrections, labor relations and conflict resolution. He holds a BA in Criminal Justice from Columbia College of Missouri and a MA in Public Administration from Syracuse University and is an adjunct professor of Criminal Justice at Columbia College and an adjunct professor for the Syracuse University College of Professional Studies.