Jim Fitzgerald

BACKGROUND:
FBI Profiler and Forensic Linguist (Retired): Expert in the fields of Homicide Investigation, Sexual Assault Investigation, Serial Offenders, Text Analysis, Threat Assessment, Author Profiling, Authorial Attribution
FBI Supervisory Special Agent (Retired): Conducted investigations in various serial crimes, homicides, sexual assaults, bank robberies, international and domestic terrorism, bombings, white collar crime, threats, etc..
A successful writer, technical advisor, consultant, instructor, lecturer
Former police officer, (attainted rank of Detective Sergeant, Bensalem, (PA) Police Dept.
Earned a BS in Criminal Justice from Penn State University
Earned a MS in Organizational Psychology from Villanova University
Earned an MS in Linguistics from Georgetown University

CONSULTING:
Script Technical Advisor: Criminal Minds, (ABC/CBS), 2008-Present
Technical Advisor: Criminal Minds - Suspect Behaviour, (ABC/CBS), 2010

WRITING:
Writer: 2004, "Using A Forensic Linguistic Approach to Track the Unabomber," in Profilers, Campbell, John H., and DeNevi, Don, Prometheus Books, Amherst, NY

TELEVISION APPEARANCES / MEDIA:
2004 Australian Broadcasting Corporation, "A Current Affair" press conference, various electronic and print media outlets; live radio interview, "The Richard Gordon Show," both in Parramatta, Australia
2006 Washington Times
2006 CNN
2006 "Criminal Minds" TV show, first season DVD, profiling relate interview in Special Features section
2006 Press conference with numerous electronic and print media outlets, Seattle, Washington
2008 Ronald Kessler, September 19, 2008, "FBI Profiler Had It Right in Anthrax Case", www.newsmax.com
2008 Kristen McNamara and Suzanne Barlyn, December 15, 2008, "PRACTICE MANAGEMENT: What Motivates White Collar Criminals?" Dow Jones News Service
2009 Fox TV's America's Most Wanted
2009 La Vanguardia Newspaper, Barcelona, Spain

SKILLS:
FBI Supervisory Special Agent with 20+ years of Investigative Experience
FBI trained Profiler and Forensic Linguist with over 12 years of case experience, research, and instructional experience
Expert Witness in Forensic Linguistics, Text Analysis and Linkage Analysis
Adjunct Professor at Hofstra University
Adjunct Professor at Richard Stockton University of New Jersey
Guest Lecturer and Public Speaker
Certified Police Instructor
Expert Marksman