Anthony Galante

    Expert in Law Enforcement Drone Technology

    Specialties

    • Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)
    • Integration into Public Safety
    • UAS Security
    • Criminal Justice
    • Aeronautical Science/Aviation
    • Law Enforcement Training Tactics and Techniques
    • Crew Resource Management

    About Anthony Galante

    Mr. Anthony Galante has spent over 20 years expanding his skillset through both education and hands-on experience. Earning his Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Aeronautical Science from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU). In addition to his degree in Aeronautical Science, Mr. Galante has earned a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice and another Master’s Degree in Homeland Security from American Military University.

     

    Mr. Galante began his law enforcement career in Daytona Beach, Florida where he became a sworn law enforcement officer with the Daytona Beach Police Department. Mr. Galante acted as the police department’s lead instructor in the Training Division for all high liability areas including firearms, high-risk entry, emergency vehicle operations, and defensive tactics. He also was the department’s Use of Force Expert and was relied upon heavily by Internal Affairs for use of force investigations. Mr. Galante became the sUAS Division Director for DBPD in 2012 where he was responsible for the development and implementation of sUAS standard operating procedures that are in compliance with FAA standards and regulations. In 2013 Mr. Galante helped design, develop, implement and evaluate the sUAS training program for law enforcement in conjunction with Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Currently, he is continuously developing and implementing up-to-date training programs for new sUAS operators and observers nationwide as a full-time faculty member with Embry Riddle Aeronautical University for their UAS program.

    Published Works

    Charting Your Agency’s Response to Unmanned and Model Aircraft
    Agata, D. & Galante, A, Tactical Edge, August 1, 2017
    How Can Officers Address Drone Threats?
    Galante, A., PoliceMag, September 1, 2016
    Preparing Law Enforcement’s Response to Drone Activity
    Agata, D. & Galante, A, Tactical Edge, June 1, 2016
    Retired police as force multipliers. The LEOSA effect
    Galante, A. & Nikolow, J., PoliceOne.com, January 20, 2016
    Police shootings can be prevented!
    Russo, C.W. & Galante, A., LinkedIn Pulse, August 17, 2015
    FAA Proposed Rules for Small UAS Fall Short
    Mirot, A., & Galante, A., SM4 Safety Bulletin, August 6, 2015
    UAS for disaster response: Not if but when
    Galante, A., Nikolow, J. & Russo, C.W., LinkedIn Pulse, May 14, 2015
    FAA proposed UAS policy changes and impacts to public safety agencies
    Russo, C. W. & Galante, A., LinkedIn Pulse, February 17, 2015
    Attack on Paris: How UAVs could have aided police response
    Galante, A. & Russo, C., PoliceOne.com, January 13, 2015
    Unmanned Aerial System Integration into Public Safety Workforce
    Galante, A., Unmanned Tech Solutions, 32-33., November 1, 2014

    Conferences to Consider

    Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Seminar – Daytona Beach, FL

    Florida Crime Prevention Association Conference

    National Tactical Officer’s Association Conference

    Articles By Anthony Galante

    Other

    Conference Appearances

    Galante, A. (2017, July 21). Policing and Integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems Seminar: Tallahassee, Florida.

    Galante, A. (2017., May 10). UAS Security. Presentation to Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Seminar & Industry Endorsement: Daytona Beach, Florida.

    Galante, A. (2017, May 09). UAS Integration into Public Safety Entities. Presentation to Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Seminar & Industry Endorsement: Daytona Beach, Florida.

    Galante, A. (2016, December14). UAS Security. Presentation to Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Seminar & Industry Endorsement: Daytona Beach, Florida.

    Galante, A. (2016, December 13). UAS Integration into Public Safety Entities. Presentation to Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Seminar & Industry Endorsement: Daytona Beach, Florida.

    Galante, A & Nikolow, J. &. (2016, October 18).  Law enforcement response to the terrorist threat. Paper presented at the meeting of The Florida Crime Prevention Association at Orlando, FL.

    Galante, A. (2016, August). Responding to UAS Intrusions. Presentation to National Tactical Officer’s Association Conference: Louisville, Kentucky.

    Galante, A. (2016, August). Integrating UAS into the Law Enforcement Agency. Presentation to National Tactical Officer’s Association Conference: Louisville, Kentucky.

    Galante, A. (2016, March). LEA UAS Operations and Incident Response. Presentation to South West Border Security Conference: McAllen, Texas.

    Galante, A. (2015, December). Overview of UAS and Law Enforcement. Presentation to FBI National Academy at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University: Daytona Beach, FL.

    Galante, A. (2015, October). Building a Safe Unmanned Aircraft Systems Organization.

    Presentation to Space Coast Aviation Safety Alliance Kennedy Space Center (NASA): Cape Canaveral, Florida.

    Galante, A. (2015, June). Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Law Enforcement 2015. Presentation to National Patrol Rifle Conference: Novi, MI.

    Galante, A. (2015, June). Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Law Enforcement 2015. Presentation to IADLEST Conference: San Antonio, TX.

    Blackburn, B., Galante, A. & Olds, J (2015, January). Unmanned aerial system overview. Presentation for the “2015 NASCAR Summit” at the annual NASCAR Summit Safety Meeting: Charlotte, NC.

    Galante, A & Mirot, A. (2014, October). Integration of unmanned aerial systems in the law enforcement agency. Presentation for the “Innovation Theatre” at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Meeting: Orlando, FL.

    Russo, C., Galante, A. & Mirot, A. (2013, March). Integration of unmanned aerial systems in the law enforcement agency. Paper presentation for the “Technology in Policing” panel at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting: Dallas, TX.