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Jim Van Allen
Certified Criminal Profiler/ Threat Assessment Specialist
Jim Van Allen is a Certified Profiler and experienced Threat and Risk Assessment Specialist. As a consultant with ISN, Jim works with orgnaizations and indviduals to provide specialized risk assessment strategies and designs appropriate response plans. He has over 31 years of experience in law enforcement and investigations, with the Ontario Provincial Police, 15 of which were spent as the Manager of the OPP Criminal Profiling Unit. Jim is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, and was invested as a Member of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces by Her Excellency the Right Honorable Michealle Jean, Governor General of Canada.
Jim recognizes and understands the factors that threaten personal and organizational security and will assist to effectively deal with personal safety challenges or to provide a safe work environment for all employees. Jim provides individualized risk assessment strategies for all sizes of businesses and organizations so they can confidently make decisions influencing their security and goals. Jim will consult with security and human resources to address risk management needs and challenges quickly and discreetly. Jim develops response strategies that allow organizations to assign resources, reduce risk and manage liability.
Jim has an international reputation for assessing and managing dangerous people and incidents, and is experienced in cases of workplace violence, school violence, domestic and intimate partner conflict, stalking, threats, sexual misconduct and mental illness. He conducts investigative reviews, personality assessments, and is also experienced in preparing personality based interview strategies.
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