About Us

Chelsea Binns

Chelsea Binns is an Associate Professor in the Department of Security, Fire, and Emergency Management at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She is also the Director of John Jay’s Center for Private Security & Safety. Chelsea has a PhD in Criminal Justice from the CUNY Graduate Center and is a licensed private investigator and a certified fraud examiner. Prior to John Jay, she was an investigator for the City and State of New York and in the financial industry.

Anthony Gentile
Associate Director
Anthony Gentile

Anthony Gentile is a Professor of Protection Managment with the department of Security, Fire and Emergency Management at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, he is also the Associate Director for the Center for Private Security and Safety. Since December of 2012, Prof Gentile has served as the security advisor to the Newtown CT, BOE. He has also consulted to a variety of other school districts across the country.

Professor Gentile has been a successful business owner in the field of security and also held the title of Chief Security Office to the world's largest service organization based in Copenhagen, Demark.