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PI’s Declassified!

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PI’s Declassified! lets you listen in as authentic private investigators discuss their real-life cases. Every week, private detectives spill the beans, -- discussing investigator specialties that you wouldn’t even imagine exist! You’ll hear stories about lies and false confessions… tracking down missing persons… forensics… workplace violence… innocent people freed from prison… human trafficking… and other tantalizing cases. Tune in to PI’s Declassified! every Thursday at 9 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.

PI’s Declassified! lets you listen in as authentic private investigators discuss their real-life cases. Every week, private detectives spill the beans, -- discussing investigator specialties that you wouldn’t even imagine exist! You’ll hear stories about lies and false confessions… tracking down missing persons… forensics… workplace violence… innocent people freed from prison… human trafficking… and other tantalizing cases. Tune in to PI’s Declassified! every Thursday at 9 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.

Location:

Oakland, CA

Networks:

VoiceAmerica

Description:

PI’s Declassified! lets you listen in as authentic private investigators discuss their real-life cases. Every week, private detectives spill the beans, -- discussing investigator specialties that you wouldn’t even imagine exist! You’ll hear stories about lies and false confessions… tracking down missing persons… forensics… workplace violence… innocent people freed from prison… human trafficking… and other tantalizing cases. Tune in to PI’s Declassified! every Thursday at 9 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.

Language:

English

Contact:

510 3rd Street, Suite 101-D Oakland, CA 94607 866-472-5787


Episodes

Encore Video Evidence Unplugged

12/1/2022
What is the process of extracting images from a video? With the advancement of technology, there is video evidence everywhere you look. It is on street corners, inside and outside stores and other buildings, parking lots, on highways and at toll stations buildings. It is unusual not to be video recorded, particularly in an urban environment. There are Smartphones and police officer body cameras. Cameras are watching us, and they become a critical component of a criminal, and even a civil...

Duration:00:56:27

Encore Global Investigations from Israel

11/17/2022
Israeli based Jacob Lapid has tales of intrigue to tell. From investigating the Dutch connection to the Enron Corporation fraud to exposing a secret association between managers, clients and a Swiss bank involving 90 million pounds to finding two abducted American children in Tunisia, Jacob has experiences spanning over 30 years. And, he is an acclaimed artist as well, often chronicling his experiences of the 1973 Yom Kippur War. You will definitely want to join in to hear the adventures of...

Duration:00:57:31

Encore False Confessions: Fact or Fiction?

11/10/2022
Do people really confess to crimes they don’t commit? Why would an innocent person incriminate himself and accept responsibility for breaking the law? What is it like to be falsely accused? And, w/hat would you do if you were the suspect? Fifteen-year-old Jacksonville, Florida’s Brenton Butler knows. Brenton was arrested for murder and confessed to the crime. His case was chronicled in the award-winning documentary, “Murder on a Sunday Morning.” Hear Brenton’s attorney Patrick McGuinness and...

Duration:00:56:21

Encore Lessons Learned from Starting A Small Business

11/3/2022
Small business start-ups have common challenges, whether it is retail, manufacturing or offering a service. Private investigation agencies have an additional challenge. Most PI’s starting an investigation agency have no prior business experience or knowledge of how a business needs to function. This is mainly due to most people foraging into the private sector investigation arena are former law enforcement officers. Cameron Jackson, a former police officer, has navigated those choppy waters...

Duration:00:52:10

Encore Investigating Cults

10/13/2022
What is it that you know about cults? Tune in to hear all about cults from private investigator and professional cult expert, David Sullivan, a man who has spent his career infiltrating cults and learning their secrets. Sullivan will provide a view of cults from the inside-out, describing how cults recruit members and maintain control through varied coercive techniques. He will detail the process of identifying and investigating cults, and his collaboration with leading authorities in the...

Duration:00:57:15

Encore A Noted PI Recounts The Life of A Heroine

9/29/2022
After studying the tumultuous history of the Afghani’s and hearing about a woman named Meena, Private Investigator Melody Ermachild Chauvis traveled to Afghanistan to research the remarkable story of Meena, the founder of the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA). The result was an inspirational book chronicling Meena’s amazing life, her work, her struggles, her traumas and her tragedies against the backdrop of the ruthless Taliban that followed the years of harsh...

Duration:00:57:41

Encore Corrupt Cops & A Crooked PI: A Tale of Conspiracy, Fraud & Deceit

9/22/2022
For two years, the sordid saga of conspiracy and criminal acts of a California Private Investigator and a Contra Costa County Narcotics Enforcement Team (CNET) Task Force Commander rocked Northern California. Not only did they sell drugs confiscated from evidence, but they also ran a brothel and provided paid protection for the bawdy-house prostitutes. It didn’t stop there! This PI, conspiring with a family law attorney and utilizing his female soccer mom PI’s, set up “Dirty DUIs” on...

Duration:00:56:37

Encore Privacy versus On-line Data Providers: Is There a Balance?

9/15/2022
Achieving a balance between privacy of our own personal identifying information versus a legitimate need to access that same information is a difficult task. Don’t we each want to have all of our personal identifying details kept private? Of course we do! Conversely, if we were involved in a legal action, either civil or criminal, wouldn’t we want to be able to locate an individual who could provide information on our behalf? Consider if that person also has a common name name like John...

Duration:00:59:29

Encore An Accidental Lawyer

9/8/2022
Criminal Defense Attorney Gerald Schwartzbach has represented such clients as civil rights activist Stephen Bingham and Robert Blake, probably the most widely known for his role in the TV series, Baretta, an eccentric, street-smart undercover cop with the NYPD. A burning commitment to justice propels him to pull out all stops on behalf of his varied clients. He believes true justice is executed only when we refuse to objectify the defendant, regardless of the crime. Tune to hear Gerald...

Duration:00:56:00

Encore Inside the Investigation of The American Taliban

9/1/2022
Indicted on ten federal charges including conspiracy to commit murder, providing support to terrorist organizations, contributing services and support to Al Qaeda and the Taliban and using and carrying firearms and destructive devices during crimes of violence, John Walker Lindh is serving 20 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to all ten charges. As the images of Lindh in captivity in were circulating the globe, California licensed private investigators David Fechheimer and Barry...

Duration:00:56:01

Encore Encore: Inside the Mind of an Investigative Journalist

8/18/2022
Award winning correspondent, Diane Diamond, always has a story in the wind. And she loves to work with private investigators who often have the inside scoop both on the front lines as well as behind the scenes. What is it like to cover the headline making crime stories of the day, every day? How does a lifetime of covering crime impact the journalists who cover it? How does an intense news-breaking story as big and as shocking as the Michael Jackson or Jerry Sandusky cases impact the life of...

Duration:00:57:38

Encore Do You Want to Write a Book?

8/11/2022
It is not a surprise that any private investigator has a plethora of experiences and stories to provide terrific fodder for an interesting read. It could be a tale of an interesting case, a compilation of short stories, or an instructional how-to book. The topics are endless. Where do you start? How do you get published? What are your available options? Private Investigator and Chief Ethics Officer of a major global provider of whistleblower hotline and compliance services in over 150...

Duration:00:56:10

Encore Encore: Policing: A Daunting Responsibility

7/28/2022
Law enforcement policies and tactics have landed directly under the nation’s microscope of late. Many wonder what happened? Most individuals who sign on as sworn officers do so because they want to make a difference. What happens then? Is it their training or is something else afoot? A 34-year veteran law enforcement officer, retired police chief, and multiple award recipient, Dr. Norm Stamper, has much to say on the subject. He is the author of Breaking Rank: A Top Cop's Exposé of the Dark...

Duration:00:52:45

Encore Surveillance Is Not For Sissies

7/21/2022
Surveillance is both an art and a skill. It requires planning, flexibility, quick decision-making, and most of all patience, patience, and more patience. It is definitely not a task for sissies! Are you a surveillance investigator who wants to learn more tricks of the trade? Or…are you someone who wants to hire a competent surveillance investigator and you don’t know where to start. Pennsylvania Private Investigator Matt Grotkowski says, “Surveillance is able to cut through the layers of...

Duration:00:58:07

Using Cyber Sleuthing Skills to Locate Cold Case Missing Persons

6/30/2022

Duration:00:56:46

Encore Outrageous Gumshoe Stories

6/23/2022
Whenever a group of private investigators get together, there are war stories. Sometimes, no matter how much planning has taken place ahead of time, the law of Murphy does its work. This particularly true for those private investigators who specialize in surveillance and worker’s compensation fraud. If a situation is going to go south, it has a high probability of happening during a surveillance, whether it is moving or stationary. Join Scott Fulmer, a private investigator who has many...

Duration:00:58:29

Keys to Uncovering Fraud and Financial Misconduct

6/16/2022
Leah Wietholter, a former FBI employee, certified fraud examiner, forensic accountant, and the author of Data Sleuth: Using Data in Forensic Accounting Engagements and Fraud Investigations will detail what is involved in finding fraudsters through the process she developed. Tune in to hear Leah provide a comprehensive blueprint and critical tips to understand the foundational data sources and logical analyses used to quantify losses and uncover financial misconduct,

Duration:00:51:53

Never Forget - First Person Account of September 11, 2001

6/9/2022
John Ferriso was a New York Police Officer in 2001 when evil landed on the World Trrade Center and the citizens of New York. on September 11. Ferriso describes his eye-witness experienceof the events that changed New and even the world in a New York Minute. Many stories have been told about this day of infamy, but still this first-person account is captivating.

Duration:00:51:30

Encore Tackling Adverse Publicity

6/2/2022
What do you do when you need to mitigate a controversy for yourself or a case you are investigating? Whether you are a Fortune 500 CEO, university chancellor, celebrity, politician, athlete, attorney or even an individual private investigator, where do you go for advice, particularly when there is high-profile exposure? You may need an expert to provide you tactical guidance, or you may require a behind-the-scenes process to gain positive publicity, to hold the media accountable for...

Duration:00:56:00

Encore Spotlight on Immigration Law

5/26/2022
Who better to address immigration law than an attorney who was an immigrant herself? That is the case with Sharron SK Williams who immigrated to the United States from Belize. She is a practicing attorney who is right in the middle of addressing visa petitions, naturalization, permits for re-entry, asylum, religious worker petitions, unaccompanied immigrant children and other immigrant-related matters. Join PI’s Declassified! to hear Sharon SK Williams discuss both the challenges she faces...

Duration:00:57:24