Michael Betten, MS, CPP retired after 25 years of service in law enforcement and serves as the Director of Security for a prominent research facility in Kansas City, MO. Mr. Betten is a member of ASIS International and currently serves as a Regional Vice President. He is the Kansas City ASIS chapter’s certification representative helping other security professionals prepare for the Certified Protection Professional (CPP) examination. Mr. Betten has a Master’s Degree in Security Management and assisted two American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) sub committees in the development of test methods for security glazing materials. He still assists law enforcement agencies in developing residential security strategies for their community policing/crime prevention divisions.