Executive Protection for Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities

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Webinar On-Demand
Sponsored by Hanwha Vision
Presented by Deon McCaulley, Jonathan Schuck, and Gordon Snow

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss real-world strategies for executive protection in a healthcare environment.
  2. Consider unique threats facing VIPs in hospitals.
  3. Explore hospital safety models, including hospital police departments, and how they enhance high-level visitor protection efforts.
  4. Identify techniques to mature & extend hospital protection programs through inter-agency collaboration.


Training may qualify for related continuing education for recertification activity through NICET. Students may claim one (1) Continuing Professional Development (CPD) point per hour of instruction towards their NICET recertification requirement for any sessions that expand their knowledge of the subject matter pertaining to the certifications they hold.
Participants completing this course may be eligible to receive Continuing Professional Education credit or CPEs toward ASIS re-certification.

A head of state needs heart surgery at your facility. High-profile members of a national sports team are getting updated vaccinations. What do you do when you get the call?

In this presentation, Cleveland Clinic Chief Security Officer Gordon Snow, Chief of Police Deon McCaulley, and Director of Inspections & Protection Jonathan Schuck will share their insights into protecting executives and VIPs in hospitals and healthcare facilities. With a combined over 90 years of law enforcement and safety experience, these Cleveland Clinic security leaders will discuss hospital VIP protection strategies, including event preparation, day-of best practices, and interagency collaboration.


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Deon McCaulley, is the Chief of Police of the Cleveland Clinic Police Department, a team of 170 sworn police officers, traffic control officers, and communication officers. Deon began his law enforcement career in 1990 as a patrol officer in the Cleveland Police Department. He rose through the ranks and earned responsibility over the Detective Bureau, the Vice Unit, the Bureau of Community Policing and others during his career and retired after 30 years as Deputy Chief. He is the 1st Vice President of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives- Greater Cleveland Chapter, serves on the Cuyahoga Community College Law Enforcement Training Advisory Committee and is an advisor for CL3 Conversations for Change which seeks to improve relations with inner city youth.


Jonathan Schuck, joined the Cleveland Clinic in November 2022 as Director of Investigations and Protection, following his retirement from the United States Secret Service, where he focused equally on the agency's protective and investigative responsibilities. During his nearly 25-year career with the United States Secret Service, Jonathan served in numerous leadership roles, including Special Agent in Charge, Cleveland Field Office; Resident Agent in Charge, Columbus Resident Office; Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Office of Administration. Prior to his leadership positions, Jonathan also served on the Presidential Protective Division assigned to President George W. Bush and the Detroit Field Office. Prior to his career with the United States Secret Service, he served as a police officer in Ohio.


Gordon M. Snow , is the Chief Security Officer for the Cleveland Clinic Health System. As Chief Security Officer, Gordon oversees five key functions across the enterprise: police, global security & protection, transportation/parking, fleet management, emergency preparedness, and continuity of operations. He served in numerous leadership roles during his over-20-year career in the FBI, including Assistant Director of the Cyber Division; Director of the National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force; the FBI’s on-scene commander in the Afghanistan theatre of operations; Chief of the Weapons of Mass Destruction and Acquisition of U.S. Nuclear & Missile Technology Unit; and a member of the FBI’s Hostage Rescue Team. He also served in the U.S. Marine Corps for over 10 years, as both an enlisted Marine and an officer.


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Originally published in February 2023