Special Agent Mike Yansick

Mike Yansick is a Supervisory Special Agent assigned as an instructor to the FBI’s National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Mike has been with the FBI for over 20 years and was assigned to the FBI’s Crisis Negotiation Unit for the better part of 10 years. Mike was previously a “real cop” in his hometown in New Jersey.


  • Oregon Militia Stand-off

    This case study will provide situational overview of the 41 day stand-off which occurred at the Malheur Wildlife Refuge in Harney County, Burns, Oregon from January 2 to February 11, 2016.  Included in the presentation is a discussion on the militia mindset, the impact of social media in negotiation strategy, a time line of events […]