Mike Tosti

Mike is a 28-year law enforcement veteran. He began his career with the Los Angeles Police Department in 1987 and retired in 2015 as the Investigative Bureau Lieutenant with the Santa Rosa Police Department in Santa Rosa California. During his tenure with LAPD, Mike was assigned to the prestigious OWB C.R.A.S.H. Unit and the Special Problems Unit. Mike has a wealth of experience including special assignments as a Narcotics Detective, Homicide Detective, Hostage Negotiator, K9 Sergeant and SWAT Commander. Mike also supervised a DEA Task Force targeting transnational drug trafficking organizations.

Mike has been teaching for over two decades and is a nationally recognized instructor. He has conducted hundreds of online undercover investigations and trained thousands of federal, state, local and international law enforcement personnel across the United States. Mike is an Army veteran and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from California Coast University.