Northeast Chapter

The Northeast Chapter meets 4 times a year to discuss topics on Interview and Interrogation.

Chapter leaders:

    • Steve Palumbo, CFI (Chairman) – Tiffanys
    • Matt Christman, CFI – Dick’s Sporting Goods
    • Elisha Toye, CFI – Kohls
    • Lisa Caccomo, CFI – Polo Ralph Lauren
    • Nate Prusi, CFI – Starbucks
    • TJ Flynn, CFI – JC Penney

Upcoming Events

The next Northeast Chapter CFI Meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, January 31st from 1pm-4pm. Please RSVP directly to Steve Palumbo, CFI.

Shane Sturman (Wicklander Zulawski) – Conducting Non-Theft Related Interviews
TJ Flynn (JC Penny) –  Prepping for an interview when you were not the investigator

The meeting will be held at:
Tiffany & Co
15 Sylvan Way
Parsippany, NJ
(We are right off of Interstates 287 and 80 and close to routes 46 & 10)

All attendees will receive 3 CEU’s towards recertification.  Seating is somewhat limited so please RSVP to Steve Palumbo by email ( as soon as possible.

Looking forward to seeing you all there.

Register now

Past events

  • May 26, 2015 at 1-4 PM. Tiffany Headquarters
    Featured Speaker was Dave Thompson, CFI from Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates hosted an interactive activity with the attendees focused on transitioning the W-Z Method into cases that may not be the typical theft and fraud they normally deal with.  Used this same activity to discuss a current case, and then worked through the interrogation with the group evaluating each step.
  • January 22, 2015 at 1-4 PM Starbucks Offices
    The featured speaker was Dr. Saul Kassin Professor of Psychology,  John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Dr. Kassin will be presenting on False Confessions. A link is provided to provide you with some insight into Dr. Kassin’s work:
  • October 14, 2014 at 1–4 PM. The meeting was held at: JCPenney SoHo Location
    Presenting was Dave Thompson, CFI of WZ on Rationalization and Implications. Also presenting will be Matt Christman, CFI of Dick’s Sporting Goods on statement taking and report writing