Michael E. Bricker, PhD

President/Executive Director

Image013Dr. Bricker received his doctorate (PhD) from the University of Memphis and is licensed as a Psychologist in several states, including Colorado, Illinois, Washington and California – with him also holding a PsyPact inter-jurisdictional license designation allowing for interstate practice in over 27 states. Dr. Bricker provides police and public safety services to large urban, as well as suburban, rural, statewide and federal agencies. He has obtained several years of additional education, training, and supervision in law enforcement and public safety psychology and currently holds membership in several organizations, including the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP), National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA), and Society of Police and Criminal Psychology (SPCP). Dr. Bricker has many years of experience serving as director of police and public safety psychological services, where he has provided supervision, training and oversight to agency psychologists and personnel, and has served as chief liaison to numerous local, state, and federal-level law enforcement and public safety agencies. In his role as a police psychologist, Dr. Bricker regularly consults with law enforcement entities and has extensive experience conducting fitness-for-duty evaluations and pre-employment screenings (including specialty assignment selection) at the local, state, and federal levels. Dr. Bricker makes efforts to maintain his professional involvement, whether through authoring a recent article in the IACP’s Police Chief Magazine, his participation in the Major City Chiefs Police Association, or his membership on the IACP’s Diversity Coordinating Panel (DCP)/Diversity Task Force (DTF). Dr. Bricker also serves as past-Chair of the IACP-PPSS Diversity Committee, with whom he still serves in a mentor/advisory role. In addition, Dr. Bricker was elected to the Executive Board of the International Association of Chiefs of Police’s Psychological Services Section (PPSS) in 2019, where he currently serves as General Chair.