Described by Calibre Press as "the indisputable master of enter-train-ment," Val Van Brocklin is an internationally sought speaker, trainer and noted author. She combines a dynamic presentation style with over 10 years experience as a prosecutor where her trial work received national media attention on ABC's Primetime Live, the Discovery Channel's Justice Files, in USA Today, The National Enquirer and REDBOOK. In addition to her personal appearances, she appears on television, radio, and webcasts, in newspapers, journal articles and books. Visit her website: www.valvanbrocklin.com.
Just because something may not be specifically prohibited by law, doesn’t mean it won’t come back to bite us. Val Van Brocklin shares three examples from the front lines and offers a new way of thinking.
Recent DNA exonerations have revealed a significant problem with eyewitness IDs based on lineups. They’ve also changed the landscape for failure to train officers on reliable lineup procedures, and more …
High profile DNA exonerations of convictions based on false eyewitness evidence and new research on police lineups are fueling a debate over lineup practices. Cops don’t even agree. You can’t defend your lineups if you don’t know the issues.
These are especially difficult times for law enforcement. Optimism is hard to come by and maybe doesn’t cut it anymore. Val Van Brocklin discovers from a younger generation of officers a new model for policing and leading during difficult times.
The typical PowerPoint flat lines learner’s brains. Val Van Brocklin explains and shows in simple-to-follow steps how you can make Oscar-winning presentations that get viewers to LISTEN and REMEMBER. Simple? Yes. But lazy trainers need not apply.
Criminal defense attorneys and civil litigants can get court orders and subpoenas for officers' social networking pages even when they're private or deleted. Jurors are checking out officers online in Wi-Fi court buildings. Val Van Brocklin discusses...
Most police trainers are subject matter experts. That's a good thing when you're handling firearms, but it takes much more to be an effective trainer. Val Van Brocklin looks at what it takes and how to get it.
This month Val Van Brocklin continues to look at the long reach of Brady v. Md . Venture with her into the new litigation arena of failure to train officers in this complex area of law and all the attending consequences for departments and individual...
A basic tenet of police ethics is that the ends do not justify the means . But police deception is premised on a deal struck by our courts that some lying (bad means) is justified by the good ends of catching criminals.
Do suspects have a reasonable expectation of privacy in their personal genetic code? Can they abandon DNA unwittingly? Can police legally obtain DNA by deception without a warrant? Val Van Brocklin looks at this new frontier in policing.