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The Lie Boat!


The Lie Boat!
 

Lie Boat

 "Lies & Lie Detection; Navigating your way to the Truth within Interviews and Interrogations"

Join us on this 5 day/4 night cruise from New York City to St. John's in Canada and attend 12 training sessions designed to improve your ability to conduct effective, ethical and persuasive interviews & interrogations and help you to distinguish between truthfulness and deception in people. Here is the list of training segments. (For further course and cruise deteils go to www.thelieboat.com) 

  • Session 1: Deception; Psychological and Cultural Factors
  • Session 2: Human Memory; Extracting Truthful Recall of Information
  • Session 3: Investigative Interviewing; Foundation and Key Principals
  • Session 4: Obtaining Information through Cognitive Interviewing/MCI
  • Session 5: Language and Lying within Statements & Interviews
  • Session 6: Micro Expressions & Emotions within Interviews
  • Session 7: Statement Analysis Workshop – Written Statements
  • Session 8: Statement Analysis Workshop – Verbal & 911 calls
  • Session 9: Detecting Deception through Probability
  • Session 10: Persuasive Interviewing; Ethical Tactics and Strategies
  • Session 11: False Confessions; Causes and Prevention
  • Session 12: Directing and Supervising the Interview Process

The instructors are experienced practitioners and trainers who have taught internationally and bring with them a variety of knowledge, backgrounds and experiences to offer during training:

Wesley Clark has over 22 years experience in law enforcement. In 2009 he retired from the Connecticut State Police as a Sergeant, serving the majority of his time within the Major Crime Squad as both a Detective and Sergeant. He is the founder and President of LIES, LLC Linguistic Interrogation Expert Services, a company dedicated to training, research and consultation within the field of investigative interviewing, criminal interrogation, investigative statement analysis, detecting deception and credibility assessment. He has trained internationally and is frequently consulted by law enforcement agencies around the country regarding statement analysis and interview & interrogation strategies.

Charles A. Morgan III MD, MA (GS-15), Forensic Psychiatrist, Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Morgan received his medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in 1986; He completed his residency training in psychiatry at Yale University in 1990.  He then joined the faculty of medicine at Yale University & the National Center for PTSD and has been with them for the past 22 years. For his work Dr. Morgan was awarded the US Army Award for Patriotic Service in 2008 and awarded the 2010 Sir Henry Welcome Medal and Prize for his development of interventions to buffer the negative impact of stress on human cognition, memory, learning and operational performance. Dr. Morgan served as a medical intelligence officer (2003-2010) with the Central Intelligence Agency and was a government member of the US Intelligence Science Board; In 2011 Dr. Morgan deployed to Afghanistan with the US Army’s Asymmetric Warfare Group. From 2011-2013, Dr. Morgan served as an operations specialist for the Special Technologies Laboratory of the Department of Energy.

Stan B. Walters is President of Truth & Deception, Inc.  He speaks to and works with organizations who want to train their people how to conduct effective and ethical interviews, spot deception and uncover the real story.  For more than three decades he has worked with our military and military intelligence, US government law enforcement and intelligence agencies and law enforcement agencies and private corporations worldwide.  As a media guest he has appeared on ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, Fox News, France Channel One, Australia Today and has been featured in two National Geographic Channel specials including the “Science of Interrogation” for which he served as host and technical advisor.

James Kline is a 20-year veteran of the Connecticut State Police where he served as both Detective and Sergeant with the Major Crime Squad. He was also an active member of the multidisciplinary team of experts specializing in the investigation of abuse and neglect of children. He also supervised a special task force initiated by the Governor’s Office to investigate Corruption within the Department of Motor Vehicles. He has been involved with various research and academic studies on interviewing techniques and deception. He continues to serve Connecticut citizens as a police officer for the Town of Orange.

Maggie Pazian is an international trainer in the science of nonverbal communication and behavior, emotion perception and deception detection. Maggie has more than ten years of experience in both field and academia. She specializes in the field of emotion recognition, micro-expressions, body language, FACS and cues to deceit; Maggie has led efforts on projects with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Office of Naval Research, National Science Foundation and the Transportation Security Administration, and has appeared on Discovery Channel. She has co-authored several papers and presentations on deception detection and is fluent in English and Polish as well as conversational French.

Ray Bull is Professor of Criminal Investigation at the University of Derby, Emeritus Professor of Forensic Psychology at the University of Leicester and Visiting Professor at the University of Portsmouth.  His major research topic is investigative interviewing. In 2012 he was elected ‘President-Elect’ of the European Association of Psychology and Law. In 2010 he was “Elected by acclaim” an Honorary Fellow of the British Psychological Society “for the contribution made to the discipline of psychology”(this honor is restricted to a maximum of 40 living psychologists).

  • In addition to feeding your MIND with everything about lies and lie detection, you will also feed your body with great food...it is a cruise after all! There will also be evening cocktails and networking, time to browse in St. John, and we are working on having a magic show as well one evening, which ties into the deception theme nicely! 

 Seating is limited on this maiden voyage of The Lie Boat, which I'm sure will sell out. After all, what better way is there than taking a cruise to receive training, improve your skills and network with other professionals! The cruise will be August 28th through September 1st, 2014.

The cost for the training is $499 dollars (US) per person. Upon registering for the training, you will be directed to a cruise specialist to complete your registration. Additional passengers (spouse, partner, friend, etc) who will not attend the training sessions but will be on the cruise are welcome to attend all the social events and magic show at no cost! The average price for the cruise portion is about $400 per person, which of course includes room and board, food and entertainment! So come on board and secure your training seat on The Lie Boat! 

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Our Purpose and Values

Our primary purpose is to enhance the investigator's ability to develop rapport, facilitate communication, extract more accurate information, detect deception and obtain the TRUTH from every investigative inquiry.

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Available Training Courses

Here is an overview of some of the available training courses through LIES, LLC. Click the link at the bottom of the box for details on the courses

Training Courses for Investigators:

  •  Investigative Statement Analysis for Patrol & First Responders
  • Witness Interviewing for First Responders
  • Foundations of BELIEF; Proper Framework for Effective Interviewing
  • Situational Awareness/Mindfulness within Investigative Interviews
  • Intelligent Interviewing; Social & Emotional Intelligence within Investigative Interviews
  • Investigative Statement Analysis Workshop
  • Interviewing Psychology; Deception, Persuasion and Interrogation Strategies
  • Investigative Statement Analysis; Truth through what they S.A.I.D.
  • BELIEF Interviewing Model
  • Cognitive Interviewing; Improving Witness Memory and Recall
  • Tactical Interviewing & Detecting Deception
  • Interviews of Post-Shooting and High-Stress Events

Corporate and Business Training:

  • Truth, Deception & Effective Communication
  • Language & Lying
  • Bodies & Baselines
  • Communicate to Connect
  • Custom training programs available as well to meet specific needs!

We can conduct our training classes on-site to minimize travel expenses for attendees and to maximize the amount of personnel available to benefit from training. Agencies who host training courses receive FREE training for their officers! Contact us for details on setting up training at your agency. Click "Read More" to learn about our training programs and to see upcoming training courses. 
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Phone: 860-628-1880  

Fax: 814-284-3979

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