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Nicholas B. Casale
Mr. Casale has the knowledge and experience needed --- with the NYPD Nick achieved the prestigious rank of First Grade Detective, an elite designation for the department's most senior and experienced investigators. As a detective Mr. Casale was assigned to the Police Commissioner's Office (1989 - 1993), Investigation & Evaluation Section (1993) and as Confidential Aid to the Chief of Department, the highest-ranking uniformed officer (1994 - 2002).
Mr. Casale received a US Department of Justice, Law Enforcement Education Program Scholarship and graduated St. Francis College with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and sociology before starting his career as a NYC Court Officer, NYC Correction Officer then moving over to the New York Police Department. Nick also received post-graduate certificates in Forensic and Homicide Investigations.
Nick was assigned to the NYC Transit Authority Law Department to develop procedures governing for-hire vehicles.
Mr. Casale assisted in writing the NYPD's disorder control guidelines and rapid mobilization plan after the Crown Heights riot of 1991, when Black and Orthodox Jewish residents took to the streets over a fatal traffic accident, which contributed to the defeat of Mayor David Dinkins who was blamed for an ineffective police response to the riots. Nick was also part of the re-engineering team making adjustments to the Department's highly successful community policing ("CPOP") and Computer Statistics ("CompStat") programs which provide police managers with greater specificity about combating and understanding crimes.
In 1996, Mr. Casale was asked to become more involved in counterterrorism operations and accompanied then-Mayor Rudolph Giuliani to Israel to observe counter-terrorism initiatives with the Border Patrol and National Police.
After being recognized for his actions during the terrorist attacks of September 11th, Mr. Casale was assigned to represent the NYPD with the newly created NYS Office of Public Security, which later became the NYS Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Services.
Mr. Casale retired from the NYPD to join the Metropolitan Transportation Authority as the agency's first ever Deputy Director of Police & Security overseeing Counter Terrorism operations. Mr. Casale commanded the Joint Infrastructure Task Force and was responsible for reducing the agency's vulnerability to terrorism and weapons of mass destruction.
Nick traveled, as a guest of the Jewish Institute of National Security Affaires, to Israel to meet with Mr. Doron Bergerbest, Head of the Protection and Security Division of the Israel Security Agency, Dr. Uzi Landau, Minister of Public Security and then Mayor of Jerusalem and later Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.
Mr. Casale has lectured on transportation and critical infrastructure security at the Federal Transportation Administration, National Transit Institute and various Joint Terrorist Task Forces.
Mr. Casale was awarded a Certificate of Merit from the New York State Office of Court Administration; medals for Exemplary Service, Commendation, Merit and Excellent Duty with the NYPD; the New York City Police Foundation, Award of Excellence, The City of New York Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, “Cop of the Month;" the Commissioner’s Exemplary Service Award, by the Hon. Lee Brown; Governor’s Award, New York State Executive Chamber by the Hon. Mario Cumno; “Outstanding Investigation,” New York Retired Detectives Association Award; “Excellent Investigation,” New York Police Department, Chief of Detectives; the Governor’s Award, New York State Executive Chamber by the Hon. George Pataki.
Today, Nick is the principal officer of Casale Associates, LLC, guest columnist for the New York Daily News, ABC News an "on-air contributor" for security and a regular on Law&Crime Network. Nick also appears Inside Edition and "A Crime To Remember" series on the Discovery Channel.
Alan E. Sash
Mr. Sash is an attorney investigator handling Title IX and sexual abuse investigations.
Mr. Sash is a graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton and Hofstra University School of Law.
As an attorney Alan received the highest Peer Review Rating of "AV" for ethical standards and legal ability which is awarded to less than 1% of lawyers.
In 2011, Mr. Sash was listed in Verdict Search's Top NY Contract Verdicts and was named a "Rising Star" in 2012.
Since 2012, he was named as a "Super Lawyer" in Super Lawyers Magazine.
Mr. Sash served five years as a prosecutor for the town of New Castle, Chappaqua, in northern Westchester County, New York. Alan began his legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable John McLaughlin.
Alan's work has been highlighted n the New York Times and New York Law Journal and has lectured and taught legal education courses on litigation and Title IX matters.
Mr. Limoncelli managers our relations with law firms that seek support services like surveillance or extraordinary service of legal document.
Mr. Limoncelli had a distinguished career with the NYPD's narcotics division. As a detective investigator Paul ran complex investigations and surveillance that targeted narcotic distribution. Mr. Limoncelli also served with the the Department's major case narcotics squad, narcotics division and organized crime bureau investigation organized crime involvement with the narcotics trade.
Mr. Limoncelli's team has the unique experience and keen 'street' knowledge to perform surveillance, and undercover infiltration to serve legal documents.
Mr. Schwartz runs our Extraordinary Service of Court Orders, Documents and Subpoenas.
Stuart retired from the NYPD as a Captain in the Patrol Services Bureau overseeing police operations and patrols in Midtown Manhattan from Madison Square Garden to Time Square.