July 9, 2020 RMMWA Online Meeting

The Rocky Mountain MWA monthly meeting will be held via Zoom on July 9 starting at 6:30 p.m. Mountain time, and will feature law former FBI Special Agent Pete Klismet. Members will receive the link and password by email, groups.io, and our newsletter. Non-members may send an email to chapterpres@rmmwa.org to request access. Hope to see you June 11th!


Guest Speaker

Peter M. (Pete) Klismet, Jr. is a U.S. Navy Vietnam veteran with two tours on submarines in the South China Sea. Following military service, Pete earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Metropolitan State University in Denver, Colorado. During nine years with the Ventura Police Department in California, he continued his education earning a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from California Lutheran University, and a second Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. In 1979 Pete accepted an appointment as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He was trained to be a Firearms Instructor, Hostage Negotiator, and was in the first cadre of Special Agents chosen to be trained in Psychological Profiling.

Pete was named the 1999 International Law Enforcement Officer of the Year for solving a large multi-national fraud case. Following his retirement from the FBI, Pete became Department Chair and Associate Professor of the Criminal Justice Department at Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado Springs. Having now retired as a Professor Emeritus, he continues to provide training and consulting for law enforcement, private companies, and law firms.

Pete is also the author of four award-winning books: FBI Diary: Profiles of Evil, FBI Animal House, FBI Diary: Home Grown Terror, and Profiling Violent Crime: A Behavioral and Forensic Approach.



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