Dr. Kris Mohandie is a clinical, police and forensic psychologist with over twenty-five years of experience in the assessment and management of violent behavior. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) in Police and Public Safety Psychology and also holds a diplomate from the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology.
He has worked in field responses and case investigations for local, state and federal law enforcement organizations including LAPD’s Threat Management Unit, SWAT/Crisis Negotiation Team and the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Program. He regularly consults on workplace violence, extreme violence, college and university and K-12 school violence, stalking and threat cases in the private and public sector through his company, Operational Consulting International, Inc. His book, School Violence Threat Management came out in 2000 and is now in its second printing.
Dr. Mohandie regularly trains and consults to schools and universities throughout North America after developing a model school violence threat management program. Dr. Mohandie, along with several others, has participated in two scientific studies of mass murder, including those perpetrated by adults and adolescents. He has several coauthored chapters which appear in the International Handbook of Threat Assessment, published in 2014.
Dr. Mohandie has conducted extensive trial pending and prison interviews of violent offenders, including a number of stalkers, hostage takers, workplace and school violence perpetrators, serial and multiple murderers. Dr. Mohandie’s work has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, E! and he has appeared in the news programs of CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, BBC and Fox, as well as programs on Investigative Discovery, A&E, History and the Discovery Channel.