Barry Spodak

Strategic Advisor

Barry Spodak has served as a training consultant to the nation’s top federal law enforcement agencies, corporations, and universities in the fields of threat assessment, protective intelligence, hostage negotiation and the prevention of campus violence for over 30 years. 

  • Americas
  • Threat & Risk Assessments
  • Workplace & Insider Threat Management

Barry Spodak has served as a training consultant to the nation’s top federal law enforcement agencies, corporations, and universities in the fields of threat assessment, protective intelligence, hostage negotiation and the prevention of campus violence for over 30 years. 


Recent project work includes:

  • Over 25 years of service as a clinical specialist at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Washington, DC. Barry has been in the forefront of designing and leading simulation-based training that offers threat assessment investigators the opportunity to perfect their skills in time-sensitive investigations
  • Training in threat assessment and the prevention of violence to large corporations and leading universities, including BMW, Boeing, Lockheed Martine, the University of North Carolina, Emory, and the University of Connecticut 
  • Providing training models to the U.S. Secret Service, FBI, U.S. Marshals Service and the U.S. Capitol Police, as well as the High Value Detainee Interrogation Group (HIG), NCIS, The U.S. Senate, and the Department of Veteran Affairs

Barry also served on the faculty of the University of Connecticut’s Emergency Management in Higher Education program. His work has been featured on “60 Minutes,” “Nightline,” and “All Things Considered,” the New York Times, CNN, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal. 

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