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David Thompson, CFI

Thompson, CFI

Director of Investigations, Research & Innovation
Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates
David Thompson, CFI®, is an Instructor and Director of Investigations, Research and Innovation for Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates (WZ). He manages investigations and conducts interview & interrogation training for a wide spectrum of clients and diverse cases. As a speaker for WZ, David has presented at seminars, hosted a variety of webinars as well as conducted live broadcasts of training.
David attended Canisius College, in Buffalo, NY, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a concentration in Criminal Justice. David’s career is loss prevention started with Kohl’s Department Stores managing Districts in Philadelphia and New Jersey. David also spent time in specialty retail as a Regional LP Manager with Abercrombie & Fitch covering markets throughout the Northeast and stores in Canada.

David was appointed to the New York State Police Academy in Albany, NY. But after attending the Academy, David decided to continue to pursue a career in the private sector to follow his passion of training in the interview and interrogation fields. His career continued with Rite Aid where he focused on shortage reduction and investigating internal theft, including specialized investigations into the illicit diversion of drugs.
David continues to be passionate about coaching and developing interrogation skills for investigators and has provided countless customized seminars and consulting sessions to both private and public sector clients to provide guidance on their path to find the truth.

Speaking in:

Tuesday Jun 27
10:30 - 11:15 AM
Maryland C 
It was the documentary television series that many of us binge-watched in late 2015—the story of Steven Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey as they travel through the many layers of the criminal justice system. Join Dassey's attorney,... Read more