Frank Papalia

Vice President of Fire & Life Safety Training

Frank Papalia: Recognized Fire & Life Safety Expert at Global Security Group

Frank Papalia, Vice President of Fire & Life Safety Training at Global Security Group, brings over 20 years of expertise as a Lieutenant with the New York City Fire Department (FDNY). Holding a Summa Cum Laude Bachelor’s degree in Fire and Emergency Service and a Master of Public Administration in Emergency Management from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Frank is a certified Fire Service Instructor with specialized training in terrorism, arson investigation, and the National Incident Management System.

As the lead instructor for key GSG classes, including Fire Safety Director, Emergency Action Plan Director, Fire Safety Coordinator, Frank is highly regarded for his effectiveness and knowledge. His students consistently out-perform in FDNY exams, meeting the requirements of Local Laws 5 & 26 and other sections of the NYC Fire Code.

Frank’s expertise extends to consultancy, where he crafts Fire Safety Plans, Fire Protection Plans, and Residential Fire Safety Guides in compliance with NYC Local Law and the Fire Code. He is an authority in remediating FDNY violations, showcasing his commitment to ensuring safety and adherence to regulations.

Beyond instruction and consultancy, Frank coordinates firefighting and emergency response training, offering programs that replicate those taught at the Fire Academy of the City of New York. These courses are available not only to federal, state, and local governments but also to the Fire Services of foreign nations aiming to enhance their firefighting and emergency response capabilities.

Trust Frank Papalia and Global Security Group for unparalleled expertise in Fire & Life Safety Training, ensuring compliance and readiness in all aspects of fire safety.