Using Heuristics In Law Enforcement Sexual Assault Investigations
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
In order to understand the topic of "Heuritics and how it affects law enforcements child sexual abuse investigations, it is important to understand specifically what “Heuritics” is: "Enabling a person to discover or learn something for themselves; "a hands-on" or interactive heuristic approach to learning"; a heurisitc process or method."
Law enforcement investigators and private investigators need to attend this one-hour webinar for a multitude of reasons. The first reason being that "Heuritics" is an investigative process and method of learning. Investigators who are assigned to investigate sexual assaults quickly realize that when investigating a sexual assault allegation the investigation is about policies, procedures, protocols, paradigms, processes, methods and techniques. Heuritics maybe a word uncommonly used in the real world, but in the investigative world, the word is synonmous with positive and successful investigations.
This one-hour webinar is as sophisticated of investigative education and training, that investigators will want to receive additional training; which is in the works. Be patient investigators, Heuristics is an investigative procedure that law enforcement and private investigators will be talking about for years to come.
Human intelligence is an aspect of Heuristics and will be discussed thoroughly during the one-hour webinar. Thomas Gilovich and Dale Griffin (2002) experts in Heuristics stated, "Judgment pervades human experience; "Is it worth it?" "Would he be a good father to my children?" "Is our case strong enough to go to court?"; "Is our left flank properly protected?"; "How - how well do people make good judgments?" All of these questions deal with intelligence, judgment, decision making, and the processes of how the mind works.
Any investigator should take the time to understand the impact Heuristics has on their sexual assault investigation and what they can do about it. The key is determining if a crime did or didn't occur. Each tool an investigator puts into their toolbox brings him/her closer to ascertaining the truth.
There are more than 50 "Investigative Insights" that the participant will walk away with. These insights are investigative tips which will support the investigator's education in what to consider at throughout the investigative process. Further, the powerpoint will be provided to all participants in a pdf format.
All webinars costs $49.00 (plus Eventbrite's fee).
It is my hope that you will enjoy this one hour webinar and will share with others the knowledge you obtained from attending this webinar.
Look forward to seeing all of you on March 19, 2014 at 12:00 PST.
Lawrence W. Daly, MSc, SATPc
Lawrence W. Daly
I have expended the past 32 years being a Chief Forensic Sexual Assault Investigator/Expert/Interviewer/Educator. I was a law enforcement officer and detective for 13 years. I was assigned to the Special Assault Unit as a detective for four years with the King County Police Department. I have investigated well over 5000 plus child sexual assault allegations and interviewed thousands of child victims. If you want to find out more about my education and training, check me out at: