He started his law enforcement career in 1987 and is retired from the Massachusetts Department of State Police after serving twenty four successful years in public safety. He has authored the P.A.T.R.I.O.T. Training System® and the Security Awareness and Vigilance for Everyone™ (S.A.V.E.™) course curriculums which are Department of Homeland Security approved training courses. Todd has authored, developed and successfully delivered the Active Shooter Awareness course around the US which is designed to prepare civilians and private security professionals for the unthinkable.
Todd has made several appearances on WHDH Ch 7 News, ABC News, NECN News, NBC Boston and Fox 25 News as a subject matter expert and contributor providing commentary and analysis on international and domestic terrorist related case studies, active shooter, school safety, cyber-crime, and police use of force issues. He has been featured in Time Magazine as a member of Logan Airport Homeland Security detail where he has served as one the lead trainers of the State Police Anti-Terrorism Unit. In acknowledgement of his pioneering work, he has also been featured on ABC Nightline in a segment titled “Deceit Detectives,” which demonstrated Logan Airport as the safest airport in the United States.