By Tom McGreal, CFI Investigators often carry heavy caseloads and have minimal time to conduct extensive interviews. Pressures to complete their assignments come from a variety of directions including supervisors, the media, the public and often the victim or their family. Internal pressures, often a desire to be successful, may also be a factor. Due … Read more
By Wayne Hoover, CFI Study shows lying gets easier for those who lie repeatedly! A new brain study recently published in Nature Neuroscience focuses on the effects of lying on the amygdala, a small tucked-away part of the brain that processes negative emotions. Using live human volunteers who were incentivized to lie repeatedly, the study … Read more
The Coalition of Law Enforcement and Retail was formed in November 2008 by a group of Law Enforcement and Retail Loss Prevention professionals that saw the need for the formation of a partnership. The following are the goals and objectives to this partnership: To encourage mutual cooperation between all law enforcement agencies and retail corporations throughout the … Read more
Originally Featured in the D&D Daily August 10, 2017 Issue SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., (August 10, 2017) – CONTROLTEK, an emerging leader in retail product protection, announced the release of the first EAS tag made specifically for small leather goods. The self-alarming tag dubbed the FlatGuard is slim enough to fit inside a wallet and other … Read more
By Dave Thompson, CFI The daunting task of investigating a harassment claim is one that is faced by many human resources and employee relations professionals on a daily basis. The difficulties with these types of investigations are countless and include the lack of evidence, reliance on hearsay and emotional impact on all of those involved. … Read more
By Tom McGreal, CFI In January of 1977 this author reported to the Chicago Police Academy as a recruit and in June of 2006 he retired as a Detective. In May of 2008, this same author was hired by the Cook County State Attorney’s Office, spending the next six years as an investigator. Having survived … Read more
Originally posted on Humintell’s website Humintell’s scientifically validated, emotion recognition training tools feature images of individuals portraying the 7 basic emotions: Anger, Contempt, Fear, Disgust, Happiness, Sadness and Surprise. But what exactly are basic emotions and where do other emotions such as shame, guilt and pride fit in? Read on to learn more… Basic emotions are emotions that … Read more
IAI’s sponsor, The Zellman Group, raised $1,979 for the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund through its Sports Memorabilia Auction at NRF this week.
Originally Posted on Humintell’s Blog Section According to social psychologist and microexpressions expert Dr. Mark Frank, eye contact (or lack of) is “one of the most misunderstood aspects of deception”. Many videos, articles, and newscasts suggest that a person’s eye contact and/or eye gaze often times has a hidden meaning: Looking up to the right … Read more
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