Upcoming events

    • 07 July 2021
    • 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • Zoom

    Please join us on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at 10:00 AM for our webinar entitled:

    Environmental Crime Investigation


    The Investigations of Environmental Crime offences under the Municipal Code and how the Private Investigator can be used in assisting the Municipal Authority with regards to the detection of the offences. This would be from the scene attendance to seizure of evidence and investigation.

    Presented by Steve Lee:

    Steve was a former Police Officer in the United Kingdom with over 10 years' service in uniform and detective. Steve then decided to leave the Police in 2009 and became a Private Investigator. Steve now has 12 years experience in the industry providing numerous services and has his own agency based in the city of London. Steve went onto undertake the only recognized Investigator course in the UK and was awarded the Professional Investigator Level 3 qualifications. In 2016, Steve was approached by a Local Government Authority to undertake their Environmental Crime Investigations on a subcontracted basis due to his skills and experiences. Steve now is considered to be a specialist on Environmental Crime by the Local Government Authority. Steve would be involved from the initial scene attendance and Investigation to the point of interviewing suspects and witnesses to preparing court files to prosecution. Steve has presented 3 prosecutions to the criminal court and 2 offenders have been prosecuted by means of large fines and 1 offender given a custodial sentence on the submitted court file.

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05 May 2021 Critical Thinking - presented by David Toddington
22 April 2021 F.I.T. 2021 Fraud Investigation Techniques
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10 March 2021 Body Language Cues & Lie Spotting - part 2 (with Vanessa Greenblatt)
16 February 2021 CPIO Virtual Town Hall Meeting
10 February 2021 Webinar: Investigative Note Taking (with Dave Quigley)
27 January 2021 Webinar: Elements of a Civil Action: From Claim to Trial (with Theresa Hartley & Maeve O'Malley)
09 December 2020 Report Writing
25 November 2020 Document Analysis Part 2
25 November 2020 Body Language
16 November 2020 CPIO 50th Anniversary Professional Development Day & Annual General Meeting
11 November 2020 Image Analysis for Identifying Locations
28 October 2020 OSINT Investigations replaces Electronic Signatures and their Identification: A forensic Look at Digital Signatures)
14 October 2020 An Introduction to Forensic Document Examination and Forgery Analysis
30 September 2020 An Introduction to Intellectual Property - Part 2
16 September 2020 A Lawyer's Perspective on Insurance Investigation
02 September 2020 An Introduction to Intellectual Property
19 August 2020 Cyber Security
05 August 2020 Online Investigation Interviewing
22 July 2020 An Introduction to Surveillance Equipment
08 July 2020 Body Language Cues
17 June 2020 OSINT
10 June 2020 Basic Interview Techniques II
04 June 2020 Basic Interview Techniques Part 2
03 June 2020 Basic Interview Techniques II
20 May 2020 Basic Interview Techniques I
06 May 2020 COVID-19 WEBINAR
02 April 2020 ** FIT 2020 CONFERENCE CANCELLED **
22 January 2020 2020 OIAA Professional Development & Claims Conference
01 October 2019 2019 Annual General Meeting of the Council of Professional Investigators of Ontario (CPIO)
01 October 2019 OPEN-SOURCE INTELLIGENCE (OSINT) SEMINAR and DEMONSTRATION
09 April 2019 F.I.T.4 FRAUD INVESTIGATION TECHNIQUES ONE DAY CONFERENCE
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