International undercover expert and criminologist Dr David Craig gives us an easy-to-read, light-hearted guide that demonstrates through practical examples how to apply lie detecting skills in our day-to-day lives. From bargaining, making a purchase, negotiating a business contract, dealing with children to identifying infidelity, he delivers simple but effective tips and techniques we can all use to see behind the facade and get to the truth.
Dr. David Craig is an expert in covert operations has been teaching and researching these techniques in Australia and overseas for over 20 years. He completed a professional law doctorate (covert operations) in 2000 and has published several articles in Australia and overseas on the subject of undercover operations. David has conducted international research into, and assessed undercover and covert infiltration programs in Australia, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. David is no armchair academic – His career as a Federal Agent/Detective Superintendent over 22 years with the AFP in various countries resulted in his involvement in both overt and covert roles, including East Timor (Peace keeping) and Afghanistan (NATO). He retired from the AFP in July 2013. David has undertaken significant international police operations such as leading the investigation into the Bali 2 bombing in 2005, David has also personally undertaken and supervised many covert operations and roles.