One-day PI Training Opportunity - November 1
- ALABAMA PRIVATE INVESTIGATORS ASSOCIATION (APIA)
INVESTIGATORS TRAINING CONFERENCE
Private and Professional Investigators Lab
This program will provide participants with hands-on skills in the
courses listed and will be of great benefit to anyone in the
This one-day program is offered by the Alabama Private Investigators
Association (APIA). Participants may choose which course(s) they
wish to attend. See course information below. Deadline to submit a
letter with course choices along with a check is October 15, 2008.
Submit to Dollye Edmondson, Secretary APIA, P.O. Box 2524. Anniston,
Program Dates and Location
Saturday, November 1, 2008
Bevill State Community College
$50/person. This fee covers full day of instruction.
- A morning course on Interviewing, Glenn Foster
- An afternoon course on Handwriting Analysis, Glenn Foster
- A full-day seminar on Surveillance with classroom instruction in
the morning and field exercises in the afternoon, by Chris Cantrell
Synopsis: This class is designed for investigators and Law
Enforcement Officers with the responsibility of conducting
Surveillance and Covert Surveillance.
Who should attend: Any Investigator or Law Enforcement Officer with a
basic to intermediate knowledge of surveillance.
The topics that will be covered include:
Planning and pre-operational checks
- A half-day class on Process Service / Skip Training (offered twice -
once in the morning and once in the afternoon), by Angie Cantrell,
Synopsis: This class is designed for investigators, bail bondsmen and
Law Enforcement Officers with the responsibility of serving civil
process and locating skips.
D. Glenn Foster is a former Atlanta Police Officer and Polygraph
Examiner. He is an internationally recognized interview and
interrogation specialist, who with Frederick C. Link a U.S. Army
Chief Warrant Officer with the DOD Polygraph Institute, in 1977
developed the highly regarded Kinesic Interview & Interrogation
Technique now used by investigative agencies around the world. Glenn
and Frederick later co-authored the Kinesic Interview Technique
manual which was the first book of its type to use behavioral
analysis in the interview and interrogation process. Glenn's Kinesic
interview techniques have become so popular they have been adopted
and utilized by law enforcement instructors like Stan Walters, who is
also known as the "Lie Guy."
Since 1977 Glenn has been instructing Federal, State and local law
enforcement bodies. He served as a guest lecturer for over seven
years at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC),
instructing for the United States State Department and the Bureau of
Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms. He has instructed for the FBI and the
United States Army counter-intelligence schools as well as conducting
training for U.S. Postal Service inspectors and local police
authorities throughout the United States.
Glenn has also addressed professional bodies of judges, trial
attorneys, psychiatrists, and psychologists. He has lectured in
Europe on behavioral analysis and taught interview and interrogations
techniques in South America and Canada.
Glenn is the co-author of the bestselling book "How Can I Get Through
To You?" translations of which have enhanced his reputation in Europe
Glenn's ever-popular teaching style ensures he is in constant demand
on the lecture circuit while continuing to work cold case homicides
throughout the United States for Federal and State agencies.
Chris Cantrell has over 20 years of experience in Investigation and
Law Enforcement fields, with training from numerous educational
establishments throughout the United States. As a Law Enforcement
officer he served as a Patrol Officer, Chief of Police and Narcotics
Agent. He has been a member of NAIS since 1997 and is a published
author in the Skip-Tracing/Recovery field. He has conducted numerous
training classes in many aspects of investigation and law enforcement.
Angie Cantrell has over 15 years in the skip-tracing, investigations
and collections fields. As a skip-tracer she has spent hours defining
and researching some of the most accurate and productive techniques
for skip-tracing and locating skips.
Who Should Attend this Program?
- Private Investigators or those interested in entering the
- Members of law enforcement organizations, law firms, bail
bonding agencies and insurance companies who are responsible for
- Others in related criminal justices or corporate positions
would also benefit from this program.