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[04/06/10 - 01:29 PM]
Peacock Productions Signs Criminal Profiler Mark Safarik for Upcoming Documentary Series
Safarik is "an internationally recognized expert in the analysis and interpretation of violent criminal behavior."

[via press release from NBC]

PEACOCK PRODUCTIONS SIGNS CRIMINAL PROFILER MARK SAFARIK FOR UPCOMING DOCUMENTARY SERIES

NEW YORK - April 6, 2010 - Prolific criminal profiler and expert witness, Mark SaFarik, has signed with NBC's Peacock Productions for an upcoming documentary series currently in development. The announcement was made today by Sharon Scott, Executive Vice President of Peacock Productions.

Safarik is an internationally recognized expert in the analysis and interpretation of violent criminal behavior. He was one of the most senior and respected members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's elite Behavioral Analysis Unit- the famed profiling unit showcased in the movie Silence of the Lambs and currently in the television series Criminal Minds.

As a former California police detective in violent crimes, his law enforcement career spans over 30 years. Serving with distinction for 23 years in the FBI, Safarik spent nearly half of his career as a behavioral crime analyst in the FBI's National Center for Analysis of Violent Crime. As one of the senior and most accomplished agents in the unit, he has led the consultation efforts on many high profile national and international violent crime cases.

Safarik has provided expert witness testimony throughout the United States on complex behavioral assessments in many high profile cases including the Spokane Serial Killer, the Bakersfield Mass Murder, two California police homicides, and two multiple homicide cases to address issues related to crime dynamics, staging, undoing, as well as understanding what happened, and why. He has appeared on Dateline, Court TV, Forensic Files, and The Discovery Channel to discuss his cases and analyses. He is currently an analyst with MSNBC for the television series Criminal Mindscape conducting interviews with serial killers.

Safarik has a graduate degree from Boston University and is an adjunct faculty member at Boston College. He is a lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania and is a faculty member of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology and the Virginia Institute of Forensic Science and Medicine and is associated with the Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law at Duquesne University. He is well published in international journals (the Journal of Forensic Sciences, International Journal of Homicide Studies, Journal of Interpersonal Violence,) and has authored chapters on violent crime in a number of professional textbooks.

About Peacock Productions

Peacock Productions is an award-winning, nonfiction production company that combines the editorial expertise, technical resources and seasoned production talent of NBC News to offer a wide-range of programming to broadcast, cable and digital entities with worldwide reach.





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