Retired LEO | Retired FBI Agent | Educator | Addiction Counselor
Michael Van Meter has seen first-hand, the devastating effects of addiction on the public, himself, and his profession. He began his career as a helicopter pilot in the U.S. Navy. After eight years, he became a Corrections Officer, Washington DC Police Officer, and then FBI Agent. In 2010, Michael became an instructor at the FBI Academy. In 2013, he created a course titled “Leading At-Risk Employees” geared toward Police Executives to help them understand alcoholism, prescription drug abuse, PTSD, suicide, and domestic violence, as it relates to policies and procedures for their agencies worldwide.
In 2019, Michael retired from the FBI but his passion for helping others continued. He is currently working on a Master’s in Addiction Counseling from the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies. Pulling from his personal and professional experience, Michael will be sharing his thoughts on this sensitive, complex, and controversial subject.
August 10, 2022
Michael Van Meter is a well respected Law Enforcement Leader and an Addiction Recovery Expert. In this episode, he talks about the devastating effects of addiction on the public, himself, and his profession. Pulling from personal and professional experience, Michael shares thoughts on this complex, controversial subject.Law Enforcement Leadership And Command Addiction And Recovery