With over 30 years experience protecting people, Canal has served the security industry in a variety of capacities: as an Indiana State Police officer, a Fortune 500 corporate security professional, a security integrator, a security consultant and as an end user for two separate school districts, including the 8th largest in the U.S., Orange County Public Schools in Orlando, FL. Canal has become a respected professional when it comes to protecting people. Hundreds of school corporations and businesses have benefited from his expertise and his “out of the box” thinking in security management. He has published his thoughts, been interviewed by radio and television, and hosted scores of security events around the United States. Canal holds BS degree from Indiana University, a MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University and is a Certified Protection Professional. He is also the member of two ASIS Councils: School Safety and Security, and Crime Prevention.