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Clinton R. Van Zandt

FBI Profiler, Hostage Negotiator, Vietnam Veteran and Sr. TV Commentator

About Clinton R. Van Zandt

Clint Van Zandt was with the FBI for 25 years where he served as a Supervisor with the FBI's internationally respected Behavioral Science or "Silence of the Lambs" Unit. He was also the FBI's Chief Hostage Negotiator and managed the FBI's Major Case/Crisis Management Program. Prior to this he was an Agent with U.S. Army Intelligence and is a Vietnam War veteran. He has been the primary hostage negotiator for numerous national and international kidnap and hostage situations and he has testified ...

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Nostradamus and the Psychic Detectives

Do so called psychics really have special abilities that can help law enforcement solve cases? Explore the history of psychics, the myths and the truths, and learn how they help, or hinder, criminal ...

The History and the Secrets of Psychological Profiling

What is the origin of criminal profiling and how is it used to solve crimes by the FBI? Hear the truth from a former top profiler in the FBI and see first hand how these techniques are applied to solve ...

Protecting Children of all Ages from Predators

Former FBI Agent Clint Van Zandt was kidnapped by a child predator when he was 7-years-old. Hear how that experience changed his life forever and how you can both identify predators and help your ...

Latest Book

Dynamic Processes of Crisis Negotiation by Clinton R. Van Zandt
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Thank you for participating in "Inside Media" at the Newseum. Your comments were insightful and informative and the audience reaction was overwhelmingly positive. We hope you enjoyed the program and look forward to working with you again.

Rick Foster - Program Director, the Newseum

It was wonderful having Clint speak at our Talk Series. All comments from attendees have been superlative and we loved having him and his wife as both our guests and our speaker.

Irene & Duane Higent - Wisconsin Hospital Aux.

Thank you is not even the beginning of how we feel about all he has accomplished for our organization. Clint's most recent presentation was exceptional in content and delivery. He had the full attention of the audience from his first sentence to the last.

Bill Thiesen - The SPES Society

I greatly benefited from Clint's presentation concerning child predators and have used his handouts about "What Children Need to Know" and "The Characteristics and Early Warning Signs of an Abusive Individual" well.

John Harrington - Assoc. of Independent Schools of Florida

The stories you talked about were ones we've all heard about on the news, but we were never made privy to the "inside story" as you told it. You've led a fascinating life, and we were honored that you could share some of your experiences with us.

William W. Pugh - National Motor Freight Traffic Association, Inc.

Clint has presented 31 in-school programs at middle schools, high schools and colleges in southwest Florida. He has a unique ability of injecting personal experiences from his student years into the program, allowing the group to identify with him.

Bill Thiesen - The SPES Society
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