Jim has been employed by John E. Reid and Associates since 1971 and has been a seminar speaker since 1974. He was instrumental in the development of interviewing procedures taught in the seminar. Jim's knowledge of interviewing and clarification phase tactics comes from being involved in over 9,000 actual interviews and interrogations of criminal subjects. Jim is a graduate of St. Procopius College with a bachelor of arts degree in political science, has a master of science in the detection of deception, and is certified in The Reid Technique®. His dedication to excellence, along with his delightful sense of humor, has made him a favorite of seminar participants.