Topic: “Detecting Deception”
Description: Identify various aspects of handwriting which can provide insight of a subjects personality as well as when they are being deceptive. Learn how to recognize what someone is telling you based on the language used. Identify methods of analyzing a subjects verbal and written statements to better detect deception.
Sergeant Mike Ruggiero has been in law enforcement for over 30 years and with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office in Orlando, Florida since 1991. Sergeant Ruggiero has over 20 years of experience investigating major cases, such as: Homicide, Sex Crimes, Internal Investigations, and Robbery. Mike has provided instruction for Law Enforcement Officers throughout the US, including presenting for the International Chiefs of Police Association, the Florida Homicide Investigators Association, the US Peace Corps, as well as Walt Disney World, Coca-Cola, Universal Studios, Sea World, Marriott, and many other private organizations. Mike is proud to be an instructor with the Public Agency Training Council (PATC) since 2018, as well as continuing to provide training as a lead instructor at Valencia College in Orlando and Daytona State College.