Rabbi Cary Friedman Bio

Rabbi Cary Friedman

Rabbi Cary Friedman

Rabbi Cary A. Friedman is a police trainer on matters of stress-management and ethical decision-making and Associate Director of the Center for Tactical Resilience.  He earned a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University and Rabbinic ordination from Yeshiva University.  

A hospital, prison, and police chaplain, he began consulting to the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit in Quantico, VA in 2000, and contributed to the design of the “Spiritual Survival for Law Enforcement” course for the FBI’s National Academy.  Rabbi Friedman is the author of five books, including Spiritual Survival for Law Enforcement and Wisdom from the Batcave, and numerous articles. 

He has spoken at the FBI Academy, the FBI Training Network (FBITN), International Conference of Police Chaplains (ICPC), TX Department of Public Safety (TX DPS), and CT Department of Public Safety (CT DPS), and has appeared on The History Channel discussing the spiritual power of the Batman mythology ("Batman Unmasked: The Psychology of the Dark Knight").  Spiritual Survival for Law Enforcement has been translated into Russian, and Wisdom from the Batcave was the inspiration for the creation of the documentary "Legends of the Knight" (2014). 

Cary is married, and he and his wife have six children.