Michael rose through the ranks of the FBI reaching the level of Special Agent in Charge, commanding 250 FBI Agents throughout three states. His most notable case, the Red Lake High School Massacre investigation, thrust him into the global eye and drew praise for his live news broadcast. Prior to joining the FBI, Michael was a police officer in Fairfax County, Virginia working on patrol and in plain clothes/anti-crime. He became the department’s first hostage negotiator due to his ability to communicate clearly and convincingly.
Michael is called upon as a media crime and security analyst having appeared on CNN, CNBC, HLN, American Heroes Channel, Huffington Post Live, Al Jazeera, WCBS Radio, Sirius Radio and interviewed by the New York Times, USA Today and MSNBC.com.
As a security expert and author of three books, Michael is a sought after
keynote speaker for corporate events, speaking on a variety of crime and security related topics.
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Michael Tabman and his team at SPIRIT Asset Protection will help your organization remain secure, manage risk and be prepared to effectively respond to a crisis. Fraud, theft, sabotage and workplace violence can strike any time...
Retired FBI Special Agent in Charge and former Police Officer
Media contributor on national and local networks