Dr. Stephen R. Band entered on duty as a special agent of the FBI on December, 1983 and retired from the FBI on July 01, 2005. His 22-year career with the Bureau focused on counterintelligence, counterterrorism, undercover, and behavioral science operations. He served as chief of the FBI's famous Behavioral Science Unit and was instrumental in creating and leading the FBI's Undercover [UC] Safeguard Unit (USU).
USU serves to monitor the wellness and readiness of law enforcement officers engaged in UC operations to include crimes against children in cyberspace via the Innocent Image Task Force.
Dr. Band is presently a consultant supporting law enforcement and intelligence agencies. He is also a graduate of the New Jersey State Police Academy - 140th municipal class, and served his local community as a police officer during the 1970s.