Governing Documents

Governing Documents

The Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP) was founded in 1992 as a non-profit organization comprised of law enforcement, prosecutors, mental health professionals, corporate security experts, probation and parole personnel and others involved in the area of threat and violence risk assessment. The purpose of ATAP is to afford its members a professional and educational environment to exchange ideas and strategies to address such issues as stalking, threats, and homeland security. The primary focus of this organization is to provide the necessary knowledge, tools, and support to better prepare our membership to handle these types of situations. Our commitment is to expertly address these issues through seminars and training and networking with other professionals working in this field.

Mission Statement:

ATAP is the world’s leading multi-disciplinary professional association comprised of dedicated individuals with specialized knowledge, expertise and literacy in the identification, assessment, prevention, and management of targeted violence.  Our mission is to drive research, education and best practices to enhance the safety of individuals, communities and organizations from the risk of targeted violence.


ATAP Bylaws
Articles of Incorporation
Code of Ethical Conduct