Public Safety Through Intelligent Design


Sage Global Solutions (SGS)
 is a professional services firm that assists clients in  the law enforcement and public safety community to improve productivity, manage change, develop and implement new strategies, policies and procedures, and analyze, evaluate and implement administrative and operational activities. SGS was founded by Leo Callaghan and Daniel Parente, who combine account for over 40 years of law enforcement experience as police managers and senior analysts.  They each held highly sensitive and key positions while serving in the New York City Police Department. They are joined by Sean Malinowski who completes the SGS Senior Management Team.  Dr. Malinowski brings to SGS his experience and expertise gained from his many years of service with the Los Angeles Police Department.

Leo Callaghan,  Esq.
Co-founder & Senior Management
Mr. Callaghan is an attorney, consultant, and university professor with broad experience with legal and policy issues facing law enforcement agencies.  He served twenty-one years as a front line police supervisor, special legal counsel, and key advisor for the NYPD.  Mr. Callaghan managed investigations and special projects; analyzed policy issues; wrote major reports; developed and implemented policies and procedures; and provided legal advice on investigations, intelligence and counterterrorism, critical litigation, and other aspects of police operations and administration for the NYPD.  He was a member of Police Commissioner William Bratton’s Re-Engineering Committee, and author and editor of the final Plan of Action report, the blueprint for the NYPD’s dramatic re-engineering effort.  He holds a B.S. in Management from St. John’s University and a Juris Doctor from New York Law School.  Mr. Callaghan is the developer and professor of Constitutional Issues in Homeland Security and other graduate courses at Long Island University’s Homeland Security Management Institute.

Daniel Parente, Esq. 
Co-founder & Senior Management
Mr. Parente is a consultant, attorney, and university professor with wide experience in police management, policy and procedures.  During twenty years in the NYPD, the breadth of his experience has ranged from  enforcement responsibilities such as street level narcotics enforcement supervisor and robbery investigator to highly sensitive posts where he served as special counsel to the Police Commissioner and as Executive Officer of the Legal Bureau’s Civil Enforcement Unit, supervising over thirty-five attorneys.  As a Senior Analyst in the Office of Management Analysis and Planning during the period of the re-engineering of the Department, Mr. Parente was an integral contributor to the NYPD's re-engineering effort and co-authored many of the major strategies that became the pillars of the crime reduction successes enjoyed by the NYPD.   He holds a B.S. in Criminal Justice from the State University of New York and a Juris Doctor from New York Law SchoolHe also serves as an adjunct professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Phoenix.

Sean Malinowski, Ph.D.
Senior Management Team
Dr. Malinowski managed the design and operation of LAPD’s new Emergency Operations Center that houses the LAPD Regional Crime Center, is Commanding Officer (C/O) of the LAPD’s COMPSTAT Unit, and serves as the principal investigator on a large scale federally funded grant titled “The Los Angeles Predictive Policing Project” which will develop and test methodologies for deploying discretionary police resources based on highly sophisticated predictive analysis models.  The Crime Center provides late breaking investigative information to officers and detectives throughout the City and the Region and provides data mining, geo-profiling, suspect identification and follow up services for Area and specialized unit detectives responding to emerging crime patterns.  The strategy is to drive crime reduction efforts by using available information to shorten the careers of criminals, reducing their opportunity to victimize innocent people across the LA Region.  He earned his Ph.D. in Public Administration from the University of Illinois in 2003, and was named a Fulbright Scholar and studied police training and counter-terrorism at the Egyptian National Police Academy in Cairo.  Dr. Malinowski is a Senior Fellow at the Homeland Security Management Institute at Long Island University.  He worked patrol assignments in South Central Los Angeles, the San Fernando Valley, and the beach community of Venice, as well as working for Internal Affairs, Training Division, and as Executive Officer for Chief William Bratton.