David Friedman

Law Enforcement & Community Security
David Friedman

As Vice President of Law Enforcement and Community Security, David Friedman oversees the work of the nation’s leading non-governmental partner with law enforcement and its security resources for vulnerable communities.

David joined ADL in 1985 and is the recipient of ADL's highest award, the Milton A. Senn Award for Professional Excellence. He served as an ADL regional director in Washington, DC and Cleveland, Ohio. David is responsible for creating ADL’s Advanced Training School, Extremist and Terrorist Threats Course, a training program for senior law enforcement executives and Law Enforcement and Society, a partnership with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum which examines the history of the Holocaust and its implications for policing today and has trained more than 140,000 law enforcement professionals.

David has degrees from Brandeis University and Columbia University.