“To know your Enemy, you must become your Enemy.” – Sun Tzu
To catch a predator, you must understand their tactics and you must think strategically. “Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat”– Sun Tzu. We are engaged in warfare as we seek to create access to justice for victims, as we strive towards community safety through offender accountability. In this training, we will discuss the building of a strategic investigation plan and improve prosecution strategies by implementing the principles of the Art of War.
-Translate the principles of the Art of War through the lens of successful investigation
-Review traditional criminal investigation methods
-Discuss challenges in investigations and prosecutions when The Art of War is not understood and applied
-Identify way in which the application of the principles in the Art of War can enhance investigations and prosecutions