Robert Mauro is an instructor for Guardian Defense, joining the team in 2018. He has over 20 years of law enforcement experience. Prior to his career in law enforcement, Robert was a certified Emergency Medical Technician and Ocean Lifeguard in New Jersey.

During his law enforcement career in South Florida, Robert’s assignments have included patrol, narcotics, vice, child exploitation, violent crimes, and hostage negotiations. For eight of those years, Robert served on the FBI task force combating various crimes against children such as exploitation and trafficking. His casework resulted in the rescue of nine separate children and the arrest of several dozen predators both locally and abroad. Through his experience in this assignment, Robert has since been recognized as a court-appointed expert in internet investigations.

Robert now teaches specialized techniques to other law enforcement officers all over the country to combat internet predators. He recently became a proud member of his agency’s SWAT Technician Team.

In his spare time, Robert enjoys swimming, paddle boarding, and spending time with his dogs.

Rob Mauro discussing positioning on the blind side of the door at Saint Andrew’s School in 2019.