Arthur P. Meister
Arthur Meister is a 38 year veteran of law enforcement. He served 4 years in the U.S. Air Force police, 10 years as a patrol officer and major crimes detective with the Connecticut State Police, and 24 years as an investigative and supervisory special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
Known for his work in organized crime and international enterprise investigations, he rose to become Chief of the FBI’s National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime (NCAVC). The NCAVC provides behavioral analysis and threat assessment for law enforcement agencies worldwide. He then took command and revitalized the Violent Criminal Apprehension Program (ViCAP), a national behavior based computer program for identifying and tracking serial offenders. As Chief of ViCAP he was selected a year 2000 Computer World/Smithsonian Laureate for Historic Innovation in Government and Non-profit Organizations.
During an assignment at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia, he was Program Manager for all FBI Supervisory Management training. He also taught graduate level management courses as an adjunct instructor with the University of Virginia at the FBI’s National Academy in Quantico, and at the FBI’s satellite academy in Budapest, Hungary.
In retirement has consulted on problem employees, workplace violence, information assurance and investigative analysis with his own business, APM Associates, the Halle-Barre Group in Atlanta, Georgia, and Ingersoll Consulting in Denver, Colorado.
Mr. Meister holds a Masters of Public Administration from the University of New Haven, Connecticut, and a Graduate Certificate in Public Policy from the University of Southern California. He is a graduate of the FBI’s Executive Development Institute.