The Empire Group Public Safety Consultants, LLC

    3100 NE 49th Street,

Suite 1005 

Fort Lauderdale Florida 33308 


About The Empire Group PSC

The Empire Group PSC is a south Florida based company whose ever expanding client base is exclusively small to mid New York State size law enforcement agencies. 

Founded by, Chief Douglas W. Robertson-Retired, The Empire Group PSC provides advisory and consulting services in the areas of risk management and mitigation; accreditation, administrative and operational efficiency, cost effectiveness and emergency planning.  

 As a leading provider of police management services, we take pride in offering the best management advice available and we are dedicated to serving the needs of our clients each and every day.   

The Empire Group Team


Chief Douglas Robertson - Retired



Chief Robertson has over 35 years of public safety and security management experience. He has served as a dispatcher, patrol officer, detective sergeant, Lieutenant and Chief of two municipal police agencies. Throughout his career, Robertson has worked with numerous law enforcement departments to improve their respective operational effectiveness and efficiency, to reduce and mitigate areas of potential liability and help agencies achieve accredited agency status.   

As a former assessor, assessment team leader and operational & administrative studies consultant for the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services in Albany, New York he assisted numerous police departments and Sheriff’s offices throughout the state to achieve professional distinction in their respective communities.

Robertson is one of the co-authors the Division of Criminal Justice Services Accreditation Program Manager Tutorial and Reference Guide and prior to his retirement held a seat on the New York State Law Enforcement Accreditation Counsel. The council provides overall direction of the accreditation program and has the exclusive authority to issue standards, set policy and to grant accreditation status.

Chief Robertson was an adjunct faculty member at the State University of New York at Onondaga Community College from 1990 until 2007 where he taught at both the certificate and degree levels in the criminal justice and emergency management programs.

Prior to founding The Empire Group, Mr. Robertson held positions as Director of Public Safety and Emergency Management for several premier shopping, dining and entertainment destinations in South Florida as well as Regional Vice President for a national contract security company providing regional management to over 450 employees.

Robertson is a graduate of the NYS Division of Criminal Justice Executive Development & Leadership Program as well as numerous FEMA and DHS training courses.

Chief Robertson is recognized as one of the leading experts on police policies, procedures management, accreditation, risk management and emergency preparedness. He is certified by the Florida Commission for Law Enforcment Accreditation as a Program Manager and currently manages the accredditation process for a south Florida law enforcment agency on the east coast.


Chief Lloyd Perkin

Special Projects Manager Eastern Region


Chief Lloyd Perkins has served the residents of central New York for nearly 45 years as a true law enforcement professional. Chief Perkins started his career as a police trainee in 1970.  Throughout his long and distinguished career he has served as a patrol officer, detective, detective sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain and Chief of multiple agencies. 

Perkins is the principle architect of the nationally acclaimed Building Community Bridges program. The program is intended to improve access to the police department for minority groups and other segments of the population that felt their needs may not be as recognized as other more entrenched portions of the Central New York community. The program has won state, national and international civil rights awards, and it has been replicated and used as a model for other police departments around the country. 

As a longtime member of the New York State Association of Chiefs of Police he served on the Board of Governors representing the Central New York region as well as President from 2007-2008. Lloyd is also a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police and a member of the SACOP committee. Chief Perkins chaired the New York State Law Enforcement Accreditation Council from 2004 to 2011. 

Chief Perkins is recognized as an expert in police labor relations and executive level candidate selection and screening.


Sergeant Michael Asmolik-Retired

Special Projects Coordinator-Training 


Sergeant Asmolik served has the Program Coordinator for the Central New York Police Academy at the State University of New York at Onondaga Community College for more than 15 years. Asmolik is a nationally certified expert in emergency vehicle operations and police pursuit management. He is also a certified firearms and defensive tacticsand instructor and is recognized as a subject matter expert in use of force cases.

In addition,  he is a member of the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services Bureau of Municipal Police Training Council which develops and mandates training standards and programs for all police officers and deputy sheriffs  in New York.