Dr. Joe Serio
Dr. Joe Serio is founder of The 360° Dispatcher. He has trained thousands of 9-1-1 dispatchers across the United States and Canada on topics such as Positive Interaction with Difficult People, Leadership and Your Legacy, Effective Supervision, and Time Management.
He regularly visits comm centers around the country listening to calls, interviewing supervisors, and talking with call-takers and dispatchers.
Joe is founding publisher of the Get the Nerve series of books and was co-founder of The Healthy Dispatcher. He is the author of more than 10 books on personal development, leadership, and wellness, and co-author of Dispatcher Stress: 50 Lessons on Beating the Burnout.
Joe holds a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice with a focus on Leadership and Organizational Behavior from one of the leading programs in the country.
In his former life, Joe was the only American to work in the Organized Crime Control Department of the Soviet National Police and was director of the Moscow office of the world’s leading corporate investigation and business development firm. He is the author of the critically acclaimed book, Investigating the Russian Mafia, and is author of Vodka, Hookers, and the Russian Mafia: My Life in Moscow.