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Kevin Babin

Amy & Rick Casada

Chris Edgar

Jim Edwards

Glenn Foster D. Glenn Foster, the father of The Kinesic Interview Technique, is recognized as the leading exponent, practitioner and teacher of the renowned interview and interrogation system. A born teacher, Glenn put his B.Sc. from Auburn University and his M. Ed. to good use teaching high school in Georgia until the financial demands of a young family found him turning to police work. Serving first with the Atlanta Police Department and then as a polygraph examiner, Glenn launched himself into his life-long study of the deceptive behaviors of humans in stress. Teaming up with Frederick. C. Link, they originated The Kinesic Interview Technique. The publication in 1980 of their book of the same name established the early fundamental Kinesic principles. Glenn continued to develop The Kinesic Technique while working as a consulting investigator/interviewer for law enforcement agencies and private organizations. As his reputation for effortlessly extracting information that solved cases spread, so did the demand for him to pass on his interview and interrogation techniques to legal and law enforcement officers. View sample of cases worked Over the last 35+ years Glenn has instructed thousands of law enforcement personnel from agencies as diverse as US Army counter intelligence and the US State Department, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Mexican Police Kidnapping Units, State Farm and Blue Cross Blue Shield fraud investigators, Bomb Squad officers and Arson investigators, through to federal, state and local law enforcement departments. He has also taught professional bodies of judges, trial attorneys, psychiatrists and psychologists and has lectured in Europe on behavioral analysis. Click here for Sample of Agencies and Organizations Trained In 1994, his collaboration with Mary Marshall in adapting something of his Kinesic Interview Technique to the world of relationships, resulted in their best-selling How Can I Get Through To You? translations of which have enhanced his reputation in Europe and Asia. Glenn continues to pass on his skills and the Technique in a way that students never forget - and keeps them coming back for more. His dynamic, ever-popular teaching style ensures he is in constant demand even as he continues to work cold case homicides for federal and state agencies.

Patricia Friend

JJ Goulbourne JJ is currently Training Coordinator for CoxHealth Public Safety & Security and a Commissioned Deputy Sheriff. He was formerly the Executive Director of the Center for National Threat Assessment / American Board for Certification in Homeland Security. Prior to that he was the IT Manager for the Barry-Lawrence Regional Library District. He has been with the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office for the past 10 years. Prior to that, he was the Investigator and System Administrator with the Christian County Prosecutor’s Office. He previously worked for the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office for 5 years as System Administrator and 1 of 3 Investigators, and a Reserve Deputy with the Greene County Sheriff’s Office assigned to the Training Division as a Firearms Instructor.

He spent 4 years as an IT Technician with the Greene County Information Systems Department. He has a total of 23 years law enforcement experience. Previous law enforcement experience includes: Lieutenant with the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office as Reserve Division Commander, Patrol Officer with the Monett Police Department, Patrol Corporal, DARE Officer, Crime Prevention Officer and School Resource Officer for the Aurora Police Department, Patrol Officer with the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida Police Dept., and Reserve Officer with Ft. Walton Beach, Florida Police Dept.

He is a Military Veteran with 16 years Military experience. He served 6 years on active duty with the United States Air Force and 10 years with the Missouri Army National Guard. He also has several IT related certifications. He has several law enforcement certifications to include: Generalist Instructor (Missouri Sheriffs Training Academy), Firearms Instructor, SWAT Officer certification through the North American SWAT Training Association. Additionally he serves as Website Administrator for the Missouri Law Enforcement Funeral Assistance Team and the Missouri State Investigators Association. He recently received his Certified Healthcare Security Supervisor (CHSS) certification from the International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety.

Randy McDowell

Heather Miller Heather Miller is an Assistant Prosecutor in the Camden County Prosecuting Attorney's Office. Originally from Alaska, Heather spent her youth guiding in the mountains and on the Gulf of Alaska, which led to her first career as a boat captain. Heather and her husband sailed all over the country before deciding to attend law school at the University of Alabama. After graduation they moved back to her husband's home state of Missouri and settled down in Camdenton with their two children. Since 2011, Heather has successfully prosecuted and tried a wide variety of cases. In the past, she has specialized in alcohol cases and cases involving reconstructions. Finally, she was an instructor in the Camden County Sheriff's Academy since 2012, and continues to provide ongoing training as requested by local law enforcement.

David Millsap Sheriff David Millsap, BS., MS has 30-years of experience in the Criminal Justice Field. Sheriff Millsap is the current sheriff for Laclede County and has served as the Section Commander for Criminal Investigations, Special Investigations, Traffic Section and Patrol Section for the Springfield Police Department. He has supervised the Community Policing Unit, Patrol Unit and the Training Academy. Captain Millsap is recently retired from the Springfield Police Department where he served as Criminal Investigations Division Commander. He has worked as a patrol officer, detective and task force officer both for the Springfield Police Department and the Laclede County Sheriff’s Department. He also spent 10-years as the Juvenile Officer in the 26th Circuit Court. Millsap is an adjunct professor for Drury University in Leadership Development and Organizational Law and Policy. David and his wife Tammy live in Lebanon, MO and have two children and two grandchildren.

Angela Nickerson Angela Nickerson has been in law enforcement for 17 years. During those 17 years, I've worked as a Road Officer, Bailiff, Court Security, Transported inmates for the US Marshals, D.A.R.E Officer, and am currently the Assistant Chief at the Laurie Police Department. I believe that integrity, professionalism and compassion should guide us while we do our job as law enforcement officers.

Jon Perry SA Jon D. Perry, (Ret.)

Kansas City, Mo. Police Dept. - 25 years
Virginia State Police - 23 years

Jon Perry came to the Virginia State Police (VSP), where he retired after twelve (12) years of service as a Criminal Investigative Analyst (Psychological Profiling). Jon continued with the VSP as a consultant providing assistance with difficult cases around Virginia as well as providing training on "profiling" and Crisis Negotiations topics at the VSP academy and other academies around the commonwealth. Prior to that Jon was with the Kansas City, Missouri Police Dept. where he retired, in 1993, after twenty-five (25) years of service. During this time, Jon worked in patrol, undercover narcotics, internal Affairs, homicide, sex crimes and the police academy; along with other specialty units. The last five years with Kansas City, Jon worked as a Criminal Investigative Analyst where he not only worked profiling cases within his own organization, but traveled the western half of Missouri and the entire state of Kansas. There he provided not only profiles on unsolved homicides and sex crimes, but provided training on the topics as well.

While with the Virginia State Police and the Kansas City, Mo. Police Dept., his duties included profiling unknown offenders of violent crime, conducting threat assessments, and providing crisis negotiations, along with instructing homicide investigation, sex crimes investigation and crisis negotiation. Over Jon's career, he has been the primary negotiator in over ninety barricade situations and has consulted on many homicide and sex crimes all over the world.

Jon received his bachelor's degree from Central Missouri State University in 1973 and his Master's degree from the University of Missouri in 1975. In 1988, Jon spent a one (1) year fellowship at the National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime (NCAVC), FBI Academy, where he studied "psychological profiling".

Jon has instructed at the following institutions: the National Academy, which is housed at the FBI Academy; Ottawa University. Jon has been adjunct instructor at the following colleges; Central Missouri State University, Longview Community College, Penn Valley Community College, University of Missouri, Bluefield College, Radford University, Virginia Western Community College and Roanoke College in Salem, VA. In addition, Jon has instructed for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Netherlands National Police, the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) in Okinawa, Japan and the New South Wales Police Dept. in Sydney, Australia.

Jon is a member of the following organizations: Florida Sex Crimes Investigator's Association, the Virginia Negotiator's Association and is the past President of the International Criminal Investigative Analysts Fellowship, Inc. Jon has certified as an expert witness four times in the area of Criminal Investigative Analysis and Crisis Negotiation. Two times in Federal Court and two times at the state level, Virginia and North Carolina.

Claudia Roshto Claudia Roshto is an Instructor with a professional background that includes being a Crime Victim Advocate for the Independence, MO Police Department/Investigations Unit. On-call First Responder to Violent crime scenes skilled in crisis intervention and comprehensive advocacy services. Ms. Roshto has worked with the Attorney General's Office, FBI and ICE and the Missouri Department of Corrections. Past Vice-President of MOVA and author of a P.O.S.T Certified Training for Law Enforcement on Advocacy.

Christina Ryder Christina Ryder graduated with a Master of Arts in Social Science with a concentration in Demographic and Social Analysis from the University of California, Irvine and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Vanguard University of Southern California. Christina has been a grant writer for over 14 years and, as a fundamental area of expertise, has been successful in securing millions of dollars in foundation, corporate and federal requests for multiple non-profit organizations, coalitions, and grass-root projects world wide. She has served in various capacities within non-profit organizations including in direct service, administrative, training, conference, and academic research review capacities. An activist at heart, Christina has dedicated most of her personal research and volunteer efforts to addressing the needs faced by at-risk youth, those affected by poverty, and women and children victims of violence. In addition to her role at The Grantwell, LLC, Christina is a Sociology Instructor, GO LEAD Coordinator, and Assistant Director of the Center for Social Science and Public Policy Research at Missouri State University.

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Amy Thompson

Skyler Viebrock Skyler Viebrock has been in law enforcement for over 10 years where he served as the Sergeant over the jail in Morgan County and the training coordinator. He has reserved with Stover Police Department the last 4 and a half years and recently taken employment at Moniteau County Sheriff's Office as a Lieutenant and training coordinator. He is a Missouri POST Generalist instructor along with a Specialist in firearms, use of force, report writing. Skyler is a nationally certified as an active threat instructor through Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, and also Active Shooter instructor through Louisiana State University. He is a certified instructor to teach ALICE, TASER, LASER, ASP, OC, and Glock Armorer.

Jill Wade Scott

Debbie White