Howard Teten has 27 years of law enforcement and security experience at the local and Federal levels. He served as the Chief of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Research and Development Division for eight years. During this period, he was responsible for developing and assessing major programs throughout the United States, including new techniques in identifying individuals involved in serial crimes.
Mr. Teten co-developed and implemented the FBI's Psychological Criminal Profiling Program which has gained national recognition by law enforcement agencies. Law enforcement agencies and corporate security staff utilize his model in identifying potential threats to persons and physical assets.
While at the FBI Academy, Mr. Teten assisted in the training of more than 15,000 law enforcement executives, from Federal, state and local law enforcement organizations in security, management, training, and personnel protection.
He has been an adjunct professor at the University of Virginia for 15 years and has lectured in accredited courses at 21 colleges and universities. He has provided security and public safety consulting services to more than 15 countries for the U.S. Department of Justice and 16 cities for CBI. Mr. Teten has worked with Carroll Buracker & Associates, Inc. for 12 years. Mr. Teten holds a B.A. and an M.A.