Michael Tabman, ex-cop and retired FBI Agent is now an author and security consultant.
Michael Tabman's Bio:
A 24 year FBI veteran, Michael investigated crimes ranging from white collar to bank robberies, organized crime, drug trafficking and money laundering. He rose through the ranks of the FBI reaching the level of Special Agent in Charge. His professional travels took him to Israel, Russia, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. Prior to joining the FBI, Michael was a police officer on the Fairfax County, VA Police Department. He served in patrol, plain clothes/anti-crime and was the department's first hostage neogtiator assigned to the SWAT team.
After retiring, Michael founded and still works at SPIRIT Asset Protection, LLC as a security and risk management consultant and public speaker. As a media consultant, Michael has appeared on CNN, HLN, Huffington Post Live, Al Jazeera, WCCB radio, Sirius Radio and was interviewed by the New York Times and MSNBC.com.
Michael Tabman was born and raised in New York City. He graduated from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Manhattan, NY. After serving as a police officer for three years with the Fairfax County VA police department, on patrol, in plain clothes and as a hostage negotiator, he joined the FBI.
Michael is the author of three books, Walking the Corporate Beat: Police School for Business People and crime novels, Midnight Sin and Bad Intent.
Michael has a Crime and Security Blog and he can be followed on Twitter @MichaelTabman
Michael Tabman's Experience:
Special Agent in Charge at Federal Bureau of Investigation1983 - 2007
- Executive management of 250 employees located in three states. - Responsible for budget and all financial accountability. - Commander of the Red Lake High School Massacre investigation. - Executive Director of inter-agency Joint Terrorism Task Force. - Initiated a Citizens' Academy educating community leaders on FBI matters and promoting FBI-community relationships. - Instituted and chaired a Civil Rights Advisory Board. - Executive leadership of the Twin Cities Security Partnership - an FBI sponsored cooperative between law enforcement and the private sector to promote domestic security. - Executive management of legal, media, security and facility operations. - Traveled to Israel for counter-terrorism training.
Police Officer at Fairfax County Police DepartmentApril 1980 - September 1983
Hostage Negotiator, Anti-crime, Patrol
Author at Michael TabmanMarch 2007 - Present | Overland Park, KS
Midnight Sin, Walking the Corporate Beat: Police School for Business People and Bad Intent
President at DOT Compliance ServicesJune 2013 - Present | Overland Park, KS
We keep the motor carrier industry compliant with federal and state transportation rules and regulations.
President at SPIRIT Asset Protection, LLCSeptember 2007
Corporate Security Consultant: - Security - Pre-employment screening - Investigations - Risk Management - Internal Controls -Training
Keynote Speaker & Corporate Trainer at Michael TabmanSeptember 2007
Michael, a former cop and veteran FBI Agent, has been interviewed and quoted by national and local media on matters ranging from workplace violence to fraud and street crime. He is an expert in security, law enforcement and protecting businesses from operational risks. Bringing unique insight as well as a colorful New York accent and personality, Michael offers presentations on a variety of topics.
Michael Tabman's Education:
Oklahoma City University1984 – 1985MAConcentration: Commercial Security Administration
City University of New York-John Jay College of Criminal Justice1975 – 1978B.S.Concentration: Criminal Justice
Michael Tabman's Interests & Activities: