Samuel M. Katz

lectures and instructs law enforcement and military agencies around the world, focusing on the history of Palestinian and Islamic Terrorism, and international special operations. Military commands, agencies and units represented at his courses have included:

  • U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM),
  • U.S. Navy SEALs,
  • U.S. Army Stryker Brigades,
  • The USMC, and US Air Force,
  • The U.S. Department of Justice,
  • U.S. State Department Diplomatic Security Service,
  • FBI, Secret Service, ATF, U.S. Customs Service,
  • Immigration and Naturalization Service,
  • New York City Police Department,
  • Yonkers Police Department,
  • Indianapolis Police Department,
  • Indiana State Police,
  • Royal Netherlands Marine Corps and the Dutch Ministry of Justice,
  • Belgium’s Police Fédérale,
  • Royal Bahamian Constabulary,
  • Canadian Royal Mounted Police,
  • Canadian Security and Intelligence Service (CSIS),
  • Ottawa Provincial Police,
  • Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office,
  • California Highway Patrol, New Jersey State Police,
  • Florida Department of Law Enforcement,
  • Miami-Dade Police Department,
  • Orange County Sheriff’s Office,
  • Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation,
  • South Dakota law enforcement,
  • Honolulu Police Department,
  • New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness,
  • Amtrak Police, and dozens others.


Katz has also served as a the Director of the American Institute for Defense and Tactical Studies, a counter-terrorism and Homeland Security tactical training center in Long Island, New York.