PresenterPhotoAnthony “Tony” Callisto, Jr. is the recently retired Senior Vice President for Safety & Chief Law Enforcement Officer for Syracuse University, where he managed law enforcement, security, fire safety, environmental health, emergency management, risk management, regulatory compliance, and parking and transit services. Tony Callisto is currently the Principal at Callisto Consulting, a security, risk management, conflict resolution, and leadership and organizational developmental consulting practice specializing in criminal justice and higher education.

Tony retired in June of 2021 from Syracuse University having served as the Senior Vice President for Safety & Chief Law Enforcement Officer, where he managed law enforcement, security, fire safety, environmental health, emergency management, risk management, regulatory compliance, and parking and transportation services. 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 and corrections academy instructor. 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 and Leadership at Columbia College.