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Determining and Evaluating: True Victims, False Allegations, and Statements

ID : 77543   
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This seminar will educate law enforcement personnel on forensic victimology, determining false allegations, and the evaluation of statements for falsity. Victimology is the social science study of victims. Clarity in understanding victim’s guides to investigative direction and suspect leads. False allegations are accusations regarding crimes that did not take place therefore, public safety personnel must develop insight into deception, characteristics of liars, and statement evaluation for falsity.
Attendees will learn the tools to evaluate statements and examine words independent of case facts, which will help detect deception.

Course topics include:  
  • The psychology of lying
  • Examine false allegations and solutions
  • Construct a victim profile
  • History and research in analyzing statements
  • Understanding victim lifestyles & risk
  • Compare/contrast multiple case studies

Agency approval usually required before classMost agencies request that individual officers contact their training department prior to self-registration.

Brochure available  
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Class Details

5 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

Allstate Center

William Stanley Crowder 



Please read:  "This class is NOT Trust Fund eligible"

Class Price: 


Registration Closes On
Monday, March 30, 2020 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
3/30/2020 - 4/3/2020 Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM St. Petersburg, Allstate Center  Map, Room: AC-AC209 William Stanley Crowder 

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