Thomas Müller, PH.D.
Dr. Müller is the Chief of the Criminal Psychology Service in the Federal Ministry of Interior, Group D/INTERPOL. He routinely teaches and conducts research in the areas of criminology, abnormal criminal psychology, hostage negotiation, threat assessment, crime scene assessment and criminal investigation analysis. He served as a Hostage Negotiation Coordinator and translator for the Austrian Secret Service Department under the Instruction of the CIA. Dr. Müller was the program manager of the Research and Development Program, researching serial murder, rapists and other violent offenders. He conceptualized and initiated the ViCLAS-System (Violent Crime Linkage Analysis System) for all law enforcement agencies in Austria. He initiated the ViCLAS-system in Germany, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Portugal, the UK, Switzerland and Poland and was responsible for the development of the National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime/ Criminal Psychology Service within the Federal Ministry of Interior in Austria.behavior.