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Category Archives: Behavioral Science

SCHOOL SECURITY: The Need to Harden Soft Targets

WINTER GARDEN, Florida – It happens each time an active shooter strikes, and mass tragedy occurs. In the ensuing days, we talk about school security and witness demands to produce strategies to make sure it never happens again. But after
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13 FBI PRINCIPLES OF MENTAL TOUGHNESS

SAN FRANCISCO–I get quite a few chuckles from people who write about mental toughness when all they have to cite are statistics that come from other people’s experiences.  Rare is the person who writes about how to be mentally strong
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FORMER LEGAT TALKS ABOUT ORLANDO INCIDENT / 2020 TOKYO OLYMPIC GAMES

HOUSTON–The recent terror attack in Orlando, Florida is still being investigated and final conclusions regarding the motivations of the shooter, his likely associations with radical Islamic terrorist groups will not be fully known by the public for days or weeks.
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AUTHOR / SPEAKER LARAE QUY SPEAKS ON MENTALLY TOUGH PEOPLE HANDLING STRESS

San Francisco, CA–As the spokesperson for the FBI in Northern California, I experienced more stress in those four years than at any other time in my life.  The constant demand from the media for information that was timely, on-message, and
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LARAE QUY SAYS, “WOMEN CAN GRIT-UP AND DO THE RIGHT THING.”

SAN FRANCISCO–You may think that, as a female FBI agent, I manned-up to be accepted as one of the guys.  It’s true that there was no place for a delicate prima donna on the squad, but my feminine traits and
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THE TRUTH ABOUT FBI PROFILERS: Jerri Williams Interviews Jim Fitzgerald and Ray Carr in Philidelphia

Although serial killings are relatively rare, books, movies and TV shows can give the false impression that throughout the country there are teams of FBI profilers peering into the minds and behaviors of violent serial killers to determine what they’re thinking and what they may
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PERSONAL SECURITY IN A VIOLENT WORLD

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Your personal security is based on your life style, and personal decisions.  The Risk Continuum will assist you in determining your risk for becoming the victim of a violent crime.  Minor changes in your life style may have
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False Allegations in Criminal Cases – The Rape Case

Executive Summary: False allegations are seen in several types of cases and are very problematic for police since extensive investigation must be conducted to corroborate the victim’s allegations. A great deal of resources can be wasted in these investigations since
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Pepperoni Pizza, Prostitutes, or Prison: an Easy Choice for Most: How a Cooperating Witness Continued to Con Everyone While in Prison

Executive Summary: This article will discuss the attempted management of a convicted cooperating witness who continued his cons while working with the government. He was a constant challenge with many interesting events. These types of people do not change their
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Crime Scene Staging: The FBI, and the Wrongful Death Expert Witness

Executive Summary: Offenders will sometimes stage a violent crime because they know that they need to re-direct the investigation. The problem for some of them is that they are unfamiliar with crime scene investigation procedures and may make themselves more
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VOTE VECCHI TODAY FOR DEADWOOD CITY, SD COMMISSION

SACRAMENTO–Residents go to the polls today to vote for Dr. GREG VECCHI PhD … running for a seat on the DEADWOOD CITY COMMISSION in South Dakota.  He holds advanced degrees in conflict resolution and criminal justice and was responsible for the
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Dr. JACK SCHAFER PhD AUTHOR OF “THE LIKE SWITCH” JOINS WEBSITE

SACRAMENTO–Sent an invitation to join Https://FBIretired.com, it didn’t take long before Dr. JACK SCHAFER Ph.D., decided to become a member—recognizing the website’s benefits, in particular the search engine recognition afforded the Directory and the special email address given each member.
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