Kris Mohandie, PhD, ABPP
Dr. Kris Mohandie is a clinical, police, and forensic psychologist with over thirty years of experience in the assessment and management of violent behavior. He has extensive experience in the arena of human and natural trauma. He is licensed as a psychologist in multiple states including California, Alaska, New York, Nevada, Utah, Louisiana, Arkansas, Maryland, Florida, and Hawaii. 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 single, mass, and serial homicide cases. 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 2014 book, International Handbook of Threat Assessment, and two coauthored chapters in its 2021 second edition.
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 New York Times, USA Today, and LA Times, 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, and the 2018 series Breaking Homicide. His true crime book, Evil Thoughts: Wicked Deeds was released November 5, 2019.
He regularly consults on matters of risk and threat management to the private and public sector, including the entertainment industry.