Greg H. Bristol
Human Trafficking Investigations & Training Institute
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After graduating from Michigan State University with a B.A. in Criminal Justice, Greg Bristol became a Trooper for the Michigan State Police, and served nine years at their Northville and Detroit Freeway Posts. In 1987, he became a FBI Special Agent and was assigned to the FBI’s Washington Field Office. His duties included Foreign Counterintelligence, Public Corruption, Corporate Fraud, and Civil Rights.
Mr. Bristol received the Attorney General’s Award for Exceptional Service for his contributions to the Enron Task Force, a five-year assignment that brought criminal charges against 36 defendants. In 2006, he was assigned to a Civil Rights squad, where he focused on hate crime and human trafficking. One of Mr. Bristol’s 2009 FBI domestic servitude rescues is featured in the movie “Not My Life.”
After retiring in 2010, Mr. Bristol became a Special Agent with the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, and worked complex contract fraud cases in Kandahar, Afghanistan. In 2012, Mr. Bristol created The Human Trafficking Investigations & Training Institute (HTITI), a company that offers advanced human trafficking investigation courses to law enforcement. His courses have been taught in eight states and in the Caribbean.
Mr. Bristol is an instructor with the University of Louisville’s Southern Police Institute, where he teaches police command officers why they need to train their officers in advanced human trafficking investigations. He is also a U.S. Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crimes human trafficking expert consultant. Mr. Bristol narrated a 2014 UNICEF Public Service Announcement on child sex trafficking in the US, and is a frequent speaker to community groups interested in learning more about human trafficking.