Retired as Deputy Director Western Campus, North Carolina Justice Academy, North Carolina Department of Justice. Formerly Manager, Investigations Center of the North Carolina Justice Academy, North Carolina Department of Justice. Law enforcement experience in rural and municipal law enforcement agencies. Instructional areas include: Interviewing, Detecting Deception, Rapport Building, Interrogation, Persuasion, Audit Related Interviewing, Investigations and Investigative Discourse Analysis, Interviewing the Psychopath, Interviewing Generation ME!
Published author of five texts: Interviewing and Interrogation, 2nd edition, Fraud Related Interviewing, Investigative Discourse Analysis, 2nd edition, Persuasive Interviewing, An Endless Stream of Lies: A Young Man’s Voyage into Fraud.
Editor of the interviewing newsletter, Hamlet’s Mind.
A.A.S. in Criminal Justice, from Davidson County Community College and a B.S. in Criminal Justice Administration, from East Tennessee State University. Performed graduate studies at Eastern Kentucky University.
Military experience consists of three (3) years with the US Army to include a tour in Vietnam – 1968-1969