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Detecting Deception

Length of Seminar: 2.5 Days
Instructor: Mike Ruggiero

PATC FTO Certification Course

This course is designed to enhance your interview skills by teaching the student how to recognize truthful and deceptive behaviors. There are only 3 ways people can be deceptive: handwriting, body language, and verbal statements. This training class will cover all of these and teach students the verbal and non-verbal signs to improve your ability to recognize truthful and deceptive behaviors. Law enforcement professionals and civilian investigators will benefit from this unique and interactive training.

Topics Include:

  • Recognizing emotional stability in writing
  • Signs of aggression
  • Signs of deception
  • Signature analysis
  • Handwriting zones
  • Various personality traits identified through handwriting
  • Signs of stress manifested in body language
  • Voice Pitch
  • Liars triangle
  • Posture
  • Barriers
  • Eye movement
  • Length of truthful statements
  • Formula for evaluating statements
  • Identifying key words and phrases
  • Importance of pronouns
  • Recognizing verbal evasiveness

This training will provide the student with an ability to distinguish and properly evaluate the truthfulness of a subject in a variety of situations. The student workbook is designed to enhance the training and provide the students with a reference for the topics.




Las Vegas Winter Conference
November 29 - December 10, 2021


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