Matthew DiPietro – Detective, NYPD
Detective Matthew DiPietro is a 19-year veteran of the New York City Police Department. His assignments have included Patrol, TRACER quality of life enforcement and Community Affairs. For the last 7 years, he has been assigned to NYPD Shield in the Counterterrorism Division and has worked with the private sector to help deter, detect and identify terrorist activity in New York City.
Detective DiPietro has recently been promoted for his work in NYPD Shield. Certified by New York State as an instructor in general topics, he has conducted over 300 classes with over 17,000 students in subjects such as Active Shooter, Terrorism Awareness, Detecting Hostile Surveillance, VBIED Security Checkpoints and Suspicious Mail and Packages. In addition, he is certified by the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) Center at Texas State University to deliver the Active Shooter course. Detective DiPietro is also certified by the Department of Homeland Security as a trainer in Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings and Prevention of and Response to Suicide Bombing Incidents.