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Edward Norton, CPP

Edward Norton, CPP

Position: Managing Director Security & Compliance

Mr. Norton is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP).  He is certified by ASIS, International, the security industry’s premier professional association.  He is a 30-year veteran of the United States Air Force, where he served as a Military Policeman.  He is a combat veteran who service in Operation Just Cause and Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm.  He holds licenses as a Private Investigator and Security Services provider in Nevada, Arizona, and Washington states.  He has provided security consulting services to United AMS since October of 2008.  Mr. Norton was an executive with three major international and national security services providers and was the licensed agent for each in the state of Nevada.  In 2016 the Department of Homeland Security awarded his company a Protective Security Officers contact in the state of Washington.  With the advent of medical marijuana legalization in Nevada he began to focus on providing security consultation and services for the cannabis industry. The city of Las Vegas sought his expertise when developing ordinances regulating the cannabis industry.  He spoke at city council and attended workshops advising the City and Planning Department on how to develop appropriate security programs and how to best implement those programs.  He as conducted several Semi-annual Security Audits for license holders in the cannabis industry.  He has helped these companies to come in line and stay in line the regulatory requirements.  He has provided the required security training for clients and his employees.  He developed, trained staff, and implemented the physical security program for Nevada Pure, which held cultivation, production, and medical dispensary licenses, and provided security for a 70,000 square foot facility. He has been the security consultant and security services provider for the CWNEVADA Receivership Estate, the first court directed receivership in the cannabis industry.