Mike Prodan



Michael Prodan has been a Criminal Investigative Profiler for the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division’s (SLED) Behavioral Science Unit since 1998. Prior, he was with the Covina, California, Police Department, and the California Department of Justice’s Bureau of Investigation. For eight years, he was the Special Agent Supervisor of California DOJ’s Violent Crime Profiling Unit. He has 50 years of law enforcement experience, with over 37 years of investigating violent crime.

In 1990, he became one of only 34 graduates worldwide of the FBI’s Police Fellowship in Criminal Investigative Profiling and Crime Scene Analysis at the National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime in Quantico, VA. He is one of the original members and currently the president of the International Criminal Investigative Analysts Fellowship.

He is also member of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals and was a committee member in developing the Risk Assessment Guideline Elements for Violence: Considerations for Assessing the Risk of Future Violent Behavior. He has investigated, assessed, and managed over 1600 threatening and inappropriate communications to executive, legislative and judicial government officials, schools, businesses, and individuals.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from California State University Long Beach, a Master of Science degree from Columbia Southern University in Criminal Justice Administration and is a graduate of the University of Southern California’s Delinquency Control Institute.