David Black


Dr. David Black is the CEO and Chief Psychologist of Cordico. He is a founding Board Member of the National Sheriffs’ Association Psychological Services Group, serves as the Chair of Technology and Social Media, is an Advisory Board Member for the National Police Foundation’s Center for Mass Violence Response Studies, and served on the IACP Model Policy Working Group for Investigating Officer-Involved Shootings and Other Serious Incidents.

Dr. Black regularly speaks to law enforcement audiences on topics spanning leadership, officer wellness, recruitment and retention, trauma, and mass casualty events. He has held academic appointments at the University of California, Davis; California State University, Sacramento; and the University of Georgia. Dr. Black leads a team of highly experienced police psychologists serving more than 100 public safety agencies, oversees innovative wellness programs for law enforcement agencies, and recently developed a law enforcement wellness mobile app that led to two nominations for the Best of California Awards.