Christopher Springfield - CEO and President of Cardinal Point Homeland Security

Christopher Springfield


Mr. Springfield provides leadership for Cardinal Point Homeland Security Group, overseeing all aspects of company operations. Before starting CPHSG, he was the VP of Operations for a regionally- based company where he was responsible for more than 400 armed and unarmed security officers, covering four states and responsible for more than 300,000 service hours.

He is a former Deputy Chief of Police who oversaw three municipal police department divisions: Patrol, Criminal Investigations, and Administrations. Over the past 30+ years in the public and private sectors, Chris has provided senior-level command leadership while managing the complexities of real-world field operations, overseeing the safe resolution of critical incidents such as active shooters, barricaded suspects, high-risk warrants services, and bomb threats. He has served as a SWAT team leader, Patrol Sergeant, and Special County Detective. Chris developed a comprehensive police tactics curriculum, training recruit, and veteran police officers, police and military special ops teams, and security personnel on topics to include; ground fighting, physical fitness, force protection techniques, critical incident management for supervisors, handgun and carbine close quarter combat, responding to high-risk incidents for SWAT/Patrol Officers, and other officer survival courses.

He is a United States Marine Corp. veteran and served in the USMC Security Forces. He has been the recipient of numerous awards and commendations throughout his career. As part of his own distinguished education, he holds a Master of Science Degree in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania, graduate certificates in both Organizational Change Studies and Leadership and was selected by his peers as the class president of Northwestern University’s Command and Staff Executive Leadership training class. He is an active member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS).

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