Mike King is a global public safety manager for Esri, (Environmental Systems Research Institute), a world leader of GIS software. Before Esri, he completed a 28-year law enforcement career, promoting through the ranks and serving as a SWAT officer, retiring as Chief of Staff in the Utah Attorney General’s Office. He was awarded the National Police Officer of the Year award as well as other departmental and community awards.
He was trained by FBI legends John Douglas and Greg Cooper as a criminal profiler and served as the co-chair of the FBI’s Violent Criminal Apprehension Program National Board.
King has consulted on hundreds of complex criminal cases around the world and created UTAP, the Utah Criminal Tracking and Analysis Project. He continues to profile criminal cases through the Cold Case Foundation. King received the National Police Officer of the Year and Top Cop Honorable Mention award during his career.
Mike is a published author with the following works; “Jane, A Woman’s Determination and the Wild West Frontier,” “Predators, Who Are They and How Do We Stop Them,” “Cold Case Methodology,” “Profilers,” “Who Killed King Tut?” and “Analyzing Criminal Behavior.” “Interviewing the Incarcerated Offender Convicted of Sexually Assaulting the Elderly” and “Organizing Multi-jurisdictional Task Forces”.
King has appeared on television throughout the world, including several award-winning documentaries on serial crimes, notably the Emmy Award winning production of “The Assassination of King Tut.” His latest appearances are “The Hole in the Rock Expedition”, and “The Killing Season”, both released in 2016.
Mike has a Master of Criminal Justice Degree and is an adjunct faculty member at the university level, including work with the Harvard Medical School Program in Psychiatry and the Law and the School of Nursing at Boston College where he was a Visiting Scholar.