Jason Piccolo is a former special agent and supervisor with the Department of Homeland Security. Piccolo patrolled trafficking corridors as a U.S. Border Patrol agent near the San Diego and Mexico Border. Piccolo went on to disrupt major narco-smuggling organizations and landed an assignment to the prestigious White House Security Council’s Human Smuggling Cell.
Piccolo hosts the popular podcast “The Protectors w/Jason Piccolo”. The Protectors with Jason Piccolo brings true life stories from Law Enforcement, Military and First Responders; our Nation’s “Protectors” AND those that support them. Protectors are those that run toward danger, the ones that put their lives on the line to keep us safe; here and abroad.
Piccolo is a recurrent contributor on major news networks providing expert insight into the world of smuggling and human trafficking. Piccolo is frequently called on to provide expert advice on all aspects of homeland security. The Washington Examiner publishes Piccolo’s opinion pieces frequently and has even been cited by the President.
Piccolo served in the United States Army from Private to Captain, including a tour in Iraq in 2006 to support the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force – Arabian Peninsula as their Anti-Terrorism Officer. Piccolo left military service in 2006 as an Infantry Captain after serving in the active and reserve components since 1993. Piccolo remains active as a mentor to veterans and spouses.