Gregg O. McCrary, M.A.(FBI, ret.)
Mr. McCrary entered on duty as a Special Agent with the FBI in 1969 and retired in 1995. He served in various investigative capacities throughout the United States and was” associated with the National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime (NCAVC) since its inception in 1985. Based at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia, the NCAVC is the home of the famed Behavioral Sciences Unit.
Mr. McCrary became a Senior Analyst with TAG upon retiring from the FBI, and has helped TAG clients successfully manage employee threats, domestic violence, anonymous threats, bomb threats, and other risks.
While employed at the NCAVC he constructed behavioral profiles, provided threat assessments and assessments of dangerousness in conjunction with extortions, stalking, product tampering, sex crimes, and other crimes of violence. He has conducted research regarding sex offenders, bombers, extortionists, child killers, and other violent crimes and criminals. He has provided expert witness testimony in North America and Europe and has testified before Select Senate Committees on Sexual Violence in New York State and Massachusetts. He has consulted on thousands of cases throughout North America, Central America, Europe, and Asia and has provided consultation and training regarding violence-related issues to state, local, federal, and international agencies. In 1993 he chaired and was the principal instructor for the First International Symposium on Criminal Investigative Analysis held in Vienna, Austria.
Mr. McCrary is a contributing author to the Crime Classification Manual published in 1992 by Lexington Press, and his work in violent crime has been highlighted in many television documentaries, including The Mind of the Serial Killer produced by NOVA for the Public Broadcasting System. Noted British criminologist and author Colin Wilson dedicated his 1990 book, The Serial Killers, to Agent McCrary. He has provided expert commentary to ABC, NBC, CBS, Cable News Network (CNN), The Discovery Channel, Larry King Live, The New York Times, Time, Newsweek, and numerous other media. He is currently a crime consultant for the Today Show and NBC News. Agent McCrary’s formal education includes a B.A. from Ithaca College, graduate work in Criminal Justice completed at Long Island University and the University of Virginia, and a Master’s Degree in Psychology from Marymount University where he is currently an adjunct faculty member in the forensic psychology and criminal justice programs.