Cops and Writers Podcast

098 How Do You Know If Someone Is Telling You The Truth? Non-Verbal Communication Expert Sean Grogan Tells Us How!

December 25, 2022 Patrick O'Donnell Episode 98
Cops and Writers Podcast
098 How Do You Know If Someone Is Telling You The Truth? Non-Verbal Communication Expert Sean Grogan Tells Us How!
Show Notes

On today’s show, we have author, non-verbal communications expert, and former Police Officer Sean Grogan!

Sean Grogan is a former special investigations detective that spent his career with the Woodbridge, N.J. Police Department. Besides spending most of his career in the narcotics unit as a detective, he was also a K-9 handler and gang investigator.

Sean has traveled to Europe for advanced training in facial expressions and other non-verbal communication. Sean has also been certified as a trainer for the Body Language Institute in Alexandria, Virginia. 

Traveling throughout the United States since 2019, Sean provides training to law enforcement on non-verbal communication, giving detectives, officers, investigators, and agents the advanced skills that can be used in a variety of settings. Sean’s classes include ‘Unmasking Hidden Facial Expressions’ & ‘Body Language for Law Enforcement.

His book, Beware the Body, gives insight into aggression and aggression detection by utilizing body language.

 

In today’s episode, we discuss:

·      Sean's time in Marine Corps Boot Camp on Parris Island during 9/11. 

·      Why he became a police officer.

·      The job of being a K9 police officer and utilization of K9s in police work.

·      His book, “Beware The Body”, Gavin DE Becker's “The Gift of Fear”, and Patrick Van Horne and Shawn Coyle’s book, “Left of Bang.”

·      Micro and macro facial expressions. 

·      Common examples of body language. 

·      When to use and not use non-verbal communication skills with family and friends.

·      Are the eyes really the window to a person's soul?

 All of this and more on today’s episode of the Cops and Writers podcast.

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