Dr. Jason Piccolo has been in law enforcement for over twenty years. Piccolo has patrolled trafficking corridors as a U.S. Border Patrol agent near the San Diego and Mexico Border and then went on to disrupt major narco-smuggling organizations to landing an assignment to the prestigious White House Security Council’s Human Smuggling Cell.
Piccolo hosts the popular podcast The Protectors. The Protectors brings true life stories from Law Enforcement, Military and Emergency 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 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.
Piccolo is an author, with two published books in circulation. Piccolo has taught college since 2017 in subject’s ranging from computer forensics to homeland security to immigration law. Piccolo earned a B.S. in Law Enforcement, a Master of Forensic Science, and a Doctorate in Strategic Security. Piccolo is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Certified Protection Professional (CPP).