Episode 230 – Statement Analysis with Mark McClish
Mark McClish was a federal law enforcement officer for over 26 years. His career began in 1983 when he joined the U.S. Secret Service Uniformed Division. While working with the Secret Service he was assigned to the White House. His main duties consisted of protecting the White House complex. McClish also provided protection for President Reagan when the President travelled (on occasion).
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He was hired by the U.S. Marshals Service In 1985, and also served as a Deputy U.S. Marshal in Springfield, IL. McClish also worked numerous federal fugitive cases, as well as assisting local law enforcement in apprehending state fugitives. He also worked on the “Warrant Apprehension Narcotic's Team” which was part of the national drug task force.
In 1990, he was promoted to an instructor position at the U.S. Marshals Service Training Academy in Glynco, Georgia. He taught at the Training Academy for nine years. Mark also served as the lead instructor on interviewing techniques. He studied deceptive statements and conducted research on deception. Based on his findings, McClish created his Statement Analysis techniques. That can be used for detecting deception in a verbal and written statement. While assigned to the Training Academy, he also became the lead defensive tactics instructor for the Marshals Service. In 1999, Mark left the Training Academy for a new assignment in Greenville, North Carolina. He served as a Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal for almost ten years. In September 2009, he retired from the U.S. Marshals Service.
Mark McClish and his Statement Analysis
McClish gives presentations and seminars on Statement Analysis throughout the U.S.A. He has spoken at numerous conferences and has also trained a variety of law enforcement agencies and military organizations. He developed the Statement Analyzer, which is software that will analyze a statement to detect deception. Mark is also the author of three books “I Know You Are Lying”; “Don't Be Deceived” and also “10 Easy Ways to Spot A Liar”.