Steve Crimando is the Director of the Homeland Security Human Factors Institute™, and principal of Behavioral Science Applications LLC. He is an emergency behavioral health clinician, educator, and crisis responder with 35 years’ experience in the field.
Steve is a Certified Threat Manager (CTM) with the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP), and a Certified Master Trainer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security National Threat Evaluation and Reporting (NTER) program, as well as Certified Disaster Response Crisis Counselor (DRCC). He serves as a Deputy and Trauma Specialist with the New Jersey Police Surgeons’ Team in the Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office and is a member of FBI (NK)-Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF). Steve was deployed to both the 9/11 and 1993 World Trade Center attacks, the Northeast anthrax screening center, and many other disasters and acts of terrorism. He is a published author who is frequently called upon by the media and the courts as an expert in behavioral crisis intervention. He provides training and support to multinational corporations, law enforcement, intelligence and military organizations, as well as NGO’s, such as the United Nations.