I Checked Out LPRC IMPACT and Here’s What I Learned

The first of October was another first for me. I attended the Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) IMPACT conference for the first time, in muggy but beautiful Gainesville, FL. For years, I had been hearing about the research going on at the University of Florida by Read Hayes, PhD, and his team, but I really […]

Let’s Sit at the Same Side of The Table, or How to Be a Better Partner

With a regular blog titled “Confessions of a Forensic Interviewer” you’d think that every week I’d have something to say about interviews.  I do.  But here’s the thing: I’m a solution provider now.  In order for me to write regularly, I have to write about my experience, and what I’ve experienced since transitioning from retail […]

How to Build a Better Interview
(Hint: It’s in the Data)

We all know the value of a solid investigation when the time comes to sit down with a subject. It can do wonders to boost your confidence level when you have thought through every possible explanation and excuse.  It’s sort of like studying for finals— sure you probably know the information, but giving yourself the […]