Keynote Speaker: Sheriff Michael J. Chitwood
Utilizing online investigative techniques and research methods to bring online threat makers to justice.
“Threats, Intimidation and the Scumbags Responsible”
Speaker: Brandon A. Perron, CCDI, CFI-FTER
Brandon A. Perron, CCDI, CFI-FTER is an award winning nationally recognized American Private Investigator. He is a Board Certified Criminal Defense Investigator, Certified Forensic Interviewer, and has been qualified as an "Expert in criminal investigation". Mr. Perron has over 38 years of investigative experience serving as a U.S. Air Force Criminal Investigator, State of Florida Public Defender Investigator, State of Florida Civil & Human Rights Investigator, Florida Licensed Private Investigator, training curriculum developer, instructor, author and motivational speaker. He is recognized as one of the nation's foremost investigators, trainers, and speakers within the discipline of criminal defense investigation. Mr. Perron developed the Component Method of Criminal Defense Investigation & Case Management and has authored the professionally acclaimed books Uncovering Reasonable Doubt: The Component Method, Forensic Testimonial Evidence Recovery: The FTER Method - A Forensic Approach to the Interview, and his allegorical leadership novel The Quest for Truth.
ONE DAY PROGRAM - MARCH 4TH:
Presentation: Criminal Defense Investigation & Case Management - Uncovering Reasonable Doubt/FAST TRACK 1 Day Training
Lecture based training to include but not limited to Agents of Counsel Protection and Work Product Doctrine, The Law - Development of Legal Defense Theories, Lead Development & Tracking, Forensic Case Review & Analysis, Lead and fact classification, the Defendant Interview, Crime Scene Examinations, diagrams, photograph, evidence collection, Impeachment Investigations, Witness Interviewing & Documentation and Statements, Report Writing. Certificate of Training and Basic Certification as a CDITC Criminal Defense Specialist Awarded upon successful completion of online testing.
Successful completion will also allow those who meet the qualifications to apply for the nationally recognized expert designation of Board Certified Criminal Defense Investigator (CCDI). Note: Experience, references, application and fees are also required for the CCDI expert designation.
Speaker: Keith Elliott, CII - CFE
Keith Elliott is the CEO of Reed Research Limited, a Professional Investigation firm based out of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
He holds an Honours Degree in Law & Security Administration and is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). He holds additional diplomas in Private Investigations, Advanced Interview Techniques, Close Protective Services and is designated as a Certified International Investigator (CII), as well as being Certified by the Council of Professional Investigators Ontario as a Master Investigator.
For over 10 years Keith’s entertaining, humorous and energetic speaking style has made him a sought-out speaker at many events. He has hundreds of public speaking engagements, across Canada and Internationally, including various Keynote presentations. He is regularly asked to provide educational sessions, in-house training and operational protocol to industry partners and clients on the function and use of investigations, surveillance, cyber intelligence, and workplace investigations.
As a seasoned Professional Investigator with over 32 years of progressive experience, Mr. Elliott has practical involvement in identifying risk and investigating frauds relating to; criminal enterprise, employment, health care, insurance services, fake deaths, disability, cyber scams, as well as various payment platforms on-line services. He has recovered funds for victims internationally, testified in precedent setting cases at all levels of court, both civil and criminal across Canada.
AI & Investigation considerations for Chat GPT and other platforms
For decades investigators have had to discern fact from fiction. As we enter a new era with the rapid advancement of artificial intelligence our task is even more difficult. In a world full of fake accounts, fake news, and questionable resources, investigators now need to also navigate the world of AI. Images, resumes, documents, and background information can be created in an instant utilizing AI. The session will explore the various platforms currently available in AI, and explore can or cannot be done to identify the legitimate information from fake, manipulated or fabricated resources and evidence.