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Meetings are held the third Thursday of each month from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at various civic and corporate locations in the Saint Louis area.


MCPF Meeting - 1/16/2020

January 16, 2020
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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World Wide Technology Inc.
701 Fee Fee Road
Maryland Heights, MO 63043
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Speaker: Philip Melcher, Director of Security, St. Louis Cardinals

Topic: Emergency Preparedness at Busch Stadium

This presentation will focus on how the St Louis Cardinals and Busch Stadium prepare for emergencies when there are 40,000+ fans in the stands. Highlights will include an in-depth look at emergency management practices at the stadium and an overview of the team’s security services and emergency protocols.

Speaker Bio: Philip Melcher is the Director of Security for the St. Louis Cardinals. He is responsible for all public safety and security at Busch Stadium, including the protection of all Cardinals players, employees and fans.

Before joining the Cardinals in 2017, Phil gained over 30 years of security, law enforcement, military and intelligence experience. He began his career in security as a New York City Police officer and later joined the Army in 1984 and the Special Forces (Green Berets) in 1991.

He served on the advisory board for the STARRS committee, which oversees Emergency Management for eight counties in the St. Louis and the Metro-East area. He served on the Safety and Security Council for School District 7 in Illinois and is currently the President of the Edwardsville Gun Club.

He is a Certified Protection Professional and Anti-Terrorism Specialist, and was a Nationally Registered Paramedic for 18 years. He holds two Bachelor's degrees from Regents and Campbell University, and a Master's degree from Webster University in Business and Organizational Security Management.

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