Patrick Joseph Mullany
(1935 – 2016)
Patrick Joseph Mullany, 81, of Indian Wells, California passed away on September 7, 2016 of stroke complications.
He was born on March 18, 1935 to Peter Mullany and Anna Marie McKeon in New York City. On August 6th, he celebrated 50 years of marriage to Patricia (Costello) Mullany. He is survived by his wife and five children, Jeannette, Courtney, Keith, Kimberly and Ryan. Patrick and Patricia are the proud grandparents and great grandparents of fourteen children spanning from California to Colorado.
Patrick earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Catholic University, Washington D.C. A Masters Degree from Manhattan College, New York. A medical certification in Hypnosis from University of California, Los Angeles and attended Senior Seminar from U.S Department of State, Washington D.C. Patrick taught in New York from 1958 to 1966 as a member of the De La Salle Christian Brothers.
He joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation and served as a Special Agent from 1966 until he retired in 1986. Patrick had a very distinguished career, serving in the leadership capacity managing two of the largest field offices, Baltimore and Los Angeles. He was an Instructor at the F.B.I Academy in Quantico, Virgina where he co-initiated two Major Police Programs- Hostage Negotiations and Criminal Psychological Profiling. Patrick was a court approved expert witness in hostage matters.
In 1986, he became Director of International Security for First Interstate Bank, Los Angeles. In 1988, he was appointed as Assistant Director- Executive Protection, Occidental Petroleum Corporation. From 1993 to 1997, he served as Western Regional Director for two major consulting firms dealing with Crisis Management/ Kidnap. One was Control Risk based in London and Kroll & Associates in New York. In 1997, Patrick served as the National President of the Society of Former Special Agents of the F.B.I. Patrick was Mayor for the City of Indian Wells, California in 2010 that included eight years on city council. Patrick published “Matador of Murder- An FBI Agents Journey in Understanding the Criminal Mind” in October, 2015. Patrick received television coverage on Vanished- ABC’s 20/20 with Robin Roberts, Untold Stories, and numerous on scene-active cases.
We will all dearly miss his great wit and devotion.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Former Agents of The FBI Foundation at http://www.socxfbi.org or sent directly to the Foundation at 3717 Fettler Park Drive, Dumfries, VA 22025.
Funeral Services will be October 4th, 2016 at 10am at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in La Quinta, California.
Forest Lawn – Cathedral City
69855 East Ramon Road
Cathedral City, CA 92234
Published in The Desert Sun from Sept. 18 to Sept. 25, 2016
Mullany, Patrick Joseph [MC???? RIP]
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I believe that Patrick is a member of the Class of 1966.
May He Rest In Peace.
McEneney, Mike (MC1953)
[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]
Mullany, Patrick Joseph [MC1966 RIP]
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