Mike Frederick has served as a US Army paratrooper, in various law enforcement roles (including SWAT Commander, Chief Deputy, and Chief of Police), and as a federal counter-terrorism operative, during which time he completed numerous overseas postings and assignments throughout the Mideast and Central / South America. Frederick recently “retired” after 26 years of total service and currently serves as a Special Agent for the SC Public Service Authority Law Enforcement Division, where his duties focus on counter-terrorism, critical infrastructure protection, and CIP compliance.
Frederick holds a master’s degree in Criminal Justice from the University of South Carolina, and graduated from the FBI National Academy. He teaches management, criminal justice, intelligence, and terrorism courses as adjunct faculty for several universities, and consults with the federal government on homeland security and terrorism issues.
Frederick completed Gavin de Becker’s Advanced Threat Assessment and Management Academy in Los Angeles, and has performed hundreds of successful real-world threat assessments, including multiple Red Cell exercises and training sessions. He is stationed in (and lives near) Myrtle Beach, SC.