Kris Mohandie, Ph.D., ABPP
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 licensed as a psychologist in several states including California, Alaska, New York, Nevada, and Utah. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) in Police and Public Safety Psychology. He has consulted 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 responded on-scene to the O.J. Simpson barricade and the North Hollywood Bank Robbery Shootout. Dr. Mohandie has consulted to, and testified in numerous extreme violence and homicide cases, including mass and serial homicide cases. He was the lead author (with Meloy and others) of the largest single sample published study to date of over one thousand North American stalkers, which appears in the January 2006 volume of the Journal of Forensic Sciences, and is second author of a large study of female stalkers which was published in Behavioral Sciences and the Law in 2009. He was lead researcher (with Meloy & Collins) of a large (N=707) study of police shootings with an emphasis upon suicide by cop cases. The first publication from this research was published in the Journal of Forensic Sciences in 2009-additional publications stemming from this work came out in 2010 and 2011. 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 2015 book, International Handbook of Threat Assessment. 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. He was the host and a producer on the Investigative Discovery show, Most Evil. He regularly consults on matters of risk and threat management to the private and public sector, including the entertainment industry.