Senior Instructors

Thomas M. Larned
Senior Instructor

Mr. Larned spent 24 years with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), retiring in 2014 after serving as a member of the Senior Executive Service in Iraq and Canada in charge of all FBI operations including Counterterrorism, Human Rights, Law Enforcement Training, Joint U.S. - Iraq Major Crimes Task Force and the International Contract Corruption Task Force.  Previously, Mr. Larned was the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of FBI criminal investigations throughout New England and commanded multi-agency Task Forces which investigate corruption and criminal activity; led the Bureau’s crisis management components including SWAT, Hostage Negotiation and Evidence Response Teams. 

 

As a field agent, Mr. Larned served as an Undercover Agent and directed numerous covert

investigations of international and local violent criminal enterprises.  He was also a member of the FBI Miami SWAT Team.  Mr. Larned partnered with Inspectors General in order to investigate serious fraud schemes.  He designed innovative strategies in order to penetrate complex conspiracies involving bank executives and board members whose criminal conduct caused financial institutions to fail.  He also led investigations resulting in the prosecution of corrupt public officials.

 

Since retiring from the FBI in 2014, Mr. Larned has been an attorney and served as a senior consultant for Freeh Group International Solutions.  He led diverse teams of attorneys and investigators conducting audits of corporate and government clients regarding violations of federal laws, regulations and private contracts.  Mr. Larned implemented, risk assessment and monitoring programs in order to detect and prevent fraud, waste and abuse.  He also performed due diligence and improved internal controls by reviewing and revising policies and procedures.

 

Mr. Larned is a former Special Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of Florida.  He received the FBI’s Combat Theatre Operations Medal in 2010, the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency Award in 2012 and the United States Attorney’s Office “Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the Year” award on three occasions.  He was frequently interviewed by local, regional and national media outlets including NPR, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe and USA Today.

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