Eddie Freyer

Law Enforcement Consultant

Eddie Freyer is a consultant for ShadowBox in the Law Enforcement area. Prior to joining the ShadowBox team in 2020, Eddie had extensive law enforcement experience.

After serving in the US Army, Eddie joined the FBI in 1972 with assignments in Pittsburgh, Phoenix, San Francisco and Santa Rosa offices. Eddie’s thirty-year career afforded him the opportunities to either participate in or lead countless national and international investigations. Eddie was the lead investigator of the 1993 Polly Hannah Klaas kidnapping/murder investigation in Petaluma, California. Eddie also was a team member, team leader and tactical Team Commander of the FBI San Francisco SWAT Team. He created and coordinated the High Serra SWAT Team Challenge which later became the Urban Shield exercise offered by Alameda County Sheriff’s Office. Eddie retired from the FBI in 2002 after leading his team to the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. Eddie continued his career with numerous instructing assignments in northern California as well as corporate and private industry partnerships. In 2009, Eddie accepted a one-year deployment to Iraq as an embedded Law Enforcement Professional assisting the US Army in targeting and interrogation efforts. He also has instructed for the US State Department and DOJ before international policing audiences. In 2011, Eddie became the Undersheriff of the Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office. In 2014, Eddie returned to California and assisted our law enforcement efforts as a POST consultant and retired from POST in 2019. Eddie has been instructing with BATI and On-Base Leadership since October 2019.