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Thomas J. Baker is an international law enforcement consultant. He served as a FBI Special Agent for 33 years in a variety of investigative and management positions facing the challenges of crime and terrorism. He has extensive experience with police management and training issues, having served as a management instructor at the FBI academy in Quantico, Virginia. He has been published in professional journals, both nationally and internationally, on aspects of biometrics, major case management, and police training. He has commented on television and radio, concerning these and other FBI related topics.

Mr. Baker’s international experience is extensive. He served as the Legal Attaché at the American Embassy in Canberra, Australia, where he was responsible for maintaining U.S. law enforcement interests in a large part of the Asia Pacific area. He then was assigned as the Legal Attaché in Paris, France, where he worked  not only in Western Europe but in much of Africa

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Thomas J. Baker is an international law enforcement consultant. He served as a FBI Special Agent for 33 years in a variety of investigative and management positions facing the challenges of crime and terrorism. He has extensive experience with police management and training issues, having served as a management instructor at the FBI academy in Quantico, Virginia. He has been published in professional journals, both nationally and internationally, on aspects of biometrics, major case management, and police training. He has commented on television and radio, concerning these and other FBI related topics.

Mr. Baker’s international experience is extensive. He served as the Legal Attaché at the American Embassy in Canberra, Australia, where he was responsible for maintaining U.S. law enforcement interests in a large part of the Asia Pacific area. He then was assigned as the Legal Attaché in Paris, France, where he worked  not only in Western Europe but in much of Africa. These experiences were in the operational as well as the diplomatic arena. He was commended by the FBI Director for his role in the investigation of major terrorist attacks.

He has been closely involved in the planning and management of major events worldwide. He was the American representative to the security task force for the Calgary Winter Olympics. In Paris he was the senior U.S. law enforcement advisor to the planning and security management of the World Cup of Soccer. While in Canberra, he conceived and implemented the Pacific Training Initiative, a successful ongoing program to help the police in the Pacific Island nations.

Mr. Baker holds a Bachelor’s degree from Fordham University and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He successfully completed the Senior Command Course at the Police Staff College, Bramshill, England. He is a fluent French speaker.

His firm, Baker Associates International Consultants, advises Law Enforcement agencies in the US and worldwide on innovations in Cyber, forensics, communications, and identification systems.  He represents and interprets law enforcement’s interests and needs to corporations and universities. Mr. Baker is a member of the Board of Directors of the JUSTICE Federal Credit Union, which serves employees of the US Department of Justice. He is an active member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), the FBI National Academy Associates, the FBI National Executive Institute Associates, the International Association for Identification (IAI), and the Society of Former FBI Agents.

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