February 10, 2023
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
About The Course:
The Body Language for Law Enforcement Class was designed to provide law enforcement with a detailed understanding on non-verbal communication. Much of the communication skills taught in not only law enforcement academies, but in educational facilities around the world, is limited to verbal communication. This course aims at shedding light on body language movements that law enforcement officers may be missing when interacting with people. The course dispels body language myths and provides an in-depth analysis of non-verbal behavior.
The course will cover 4 regions of the body, non-verbal vocal changes, foreshadowing and many other important elements of body language. Attendees will be provided with the knowledge to use body language to assist in detecting deception and detecting aggression. Upon completion of this course attendees will understand the importance of recognizing a baseline and what messages may be conveyed by different body movements.
This course has been designed for everyone in law enforcement, as it has been taken by patrol officers, agents, investigators, conservation officers, sheriff’s officers, arson investigators, detectives and other LEOs on the local, state, and federal levels with various job titles and job descriptions.
The instructor, Sean Grogan, is a former special investigations detective that spent his career with the Woodbridge, N.J. Police Department. In addition to spending the majority of his career in the narcotics unit as a detective, he was also a K-9 handler and gang investigator. He has conducted countless narcotics investigations and has assisted numerous agencies with various types of investigations. As a narcotics detective he utilized many confidential informants and executed a variety of search warrants resulting in numerous arrests and narcotics and currency seizures.
Sean Grogan has completed extensive training in Europe on micro-facial expressions, body language and other non-verbal communication which he was able to utilize during his career in law enforcement during countless interviews. He also earned his trainer’s certification from the Body Language Institute in Alexandria, Virginia. Due to Sean’s skills and experience, he was recruited by Joe Navarro’s Body Language Academy, for which, he provides mentor services.
Venue: Salem, OR