Russell Strand

Russell Strand

Consultant, SHIFT, LLC


Russell W. Strand is an independent consultant and educator. With over 40 years’ experience, he is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of domestic violence intervention, critical incident peer support, sexual assault, human trafficking, and child abuse investigations. Mr. Strand developed the Forensic Experiential Trauma Interview (FETI), while serving as the Chief of the Behavioral Sciences Education & Training Division at the United States Army Military Police School in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

Mr. Strand is a retired U.S. Army CID Senior Special Agent. As a result of his expertise, Mr. Stand responded to Ft. Hood, Texas to provide critical incident and trauma victim interview support following the November 2009 mass shooting. In 2012, he was inducted in the United States Army Military Police Hall of Fame.