Episode No. 96: Crime Mapping
Date: February 12, 2010
with Criminal Profiler Michael King on Crime Mapping.
Michael R. King
is a National Law Enforcement Account Manager for ESRI, the Environmental Systems Research Institute, a worldwide leader of
GIS software. He was a Product Planning Manager for Motorola, Inc. from 2004-2006. In
2004, Michael R. King retired from full-time Law Enforcement and has over 28 years of service. He began
his law enforcement career in 1979. After 8 years of experience with the Ogden Utah Police Department,
Michael R. King became the Chief of Staff for Weber County Attorney, Reed M. Richards. He served in that
capacity and as lead investigator for 8 years.
In 1993, Michael R. King became an investigator with the Utah Attorney General’s
Office where he investigated sexual offenses, cult activity and white-collar crimes. He was promoted to
the rank of Lieutenant and eventually promoted to Chief of Staff under Attorney General Jan Graham. During
this time, King was trained as a criminal profiler through the FBI. He served as the co-chair of the FBI’s
Violent Criminal Apprehension Program National Board. Michael R. King has consulted on hundreds of complex
criminal cases around the world.
Michael R. King has a Master of Criminal Justice Degree and a Bachelor of Arts
Degree in Criminal Justice. He is an adjunct faculty member for the school of criminal justice at Salt
Lake Community College and Weber State University. He is a member of the Harvard Medical School Program
in Psychiatry and the Law (2003-present) and is a Visiting Scholar for the School of Nursing at Boston College (2005-present).
Mike has authored, in part or whole, a number of books, including: Analyzing
Criminal Behavior; Cold Case Methodology; and, Predators: Who They are and How to Stop Them.