Michael J. Craw, PhD, ABPP

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Michael J. Craw, PhD, ABPP

Dr. Michael J Craw is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the State of California and Board Certified in Clinical Psychology and Police & Public Safety Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. He is the Assistant Commanding Officer of Behavioral Science Services of the Los Angeles Police Department. Dr. Craw provides clinical services to law enforcement personnel and runs the daily operation at BSS. He consults on a wide range of Police Psychology topics for the LAPD including the psychology of crowd management, crisis negotiations, training for officers to interface with the mentally ill, leadership development, executive coaching and consultation on counterterrorism efforts. He specializes in developing programs to enhance hardiness and resiliency among law enforcement professionals including deep undercover federal agents. In 2011 he coauthored a book chapter entitled, Resilience and Leadership in Dangerous Contexts, featured in Leadership in Dangerous Situations published by the Naval Institute Press. In 2015 he was senior author on an article in Police Chief magazine entitled: Leadership in Mourning: Leading Personnel Through a Line-of-Duty Death, Suicide, or Other Tragedy.