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Category Archives: Psychology

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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CONFIDENTIAL INFORMANTS

Confidential Informants – Cooperating Witnesses – Confidential Human Sources This article will focus on researching FBI policies and procedures for the operation of confidential informants. These documents are available to the public through the Freedom of information Act. Researching FBI
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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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WARNER BROS / ROBT DOWNEY JR SECURE FILM RIGHTS TO “CHASING PHIL,” BY DAVID HOWARD

SACRAMENTO–Completing the book proposal for CHASING PHIL author DAVID HOWARD said he was surprised … almost “overwhelmed” by the attention.  In circulation for about a week, he said he expected to get calls from book publishers, but film studios?  That
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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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NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED FBI POLYGRAPH EXAMINER JACK TRIMARCO JOINS WEBSITE

SACRAMENTO–Invited to join Https://FBIretired.com, FBI polygraph examiner, JACK TRIMARCO, said, “I’m in,” when asked about becoming a member and joining the website.  Retiring from the FBI’s Los Angeles [LA] Division in 1998, with almost 21-years’ experience, he was responsible for
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