Former CIA Interrogator Leads Insider's Guide to Intelligence & Interrogation

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Webinar to cover information essential to anyone interested in a career in intelligence or deception detection.

On April 30, former CIA polygraph examiner and deception detection expert Barry McManus will lead Henley-Putnam University's next exclusive webinar, Insider's Guide to Intelligence & Interrogation. During the free webinar, Mr. McManus will cover topics essential to anyone interested in a career in intelligence or deception detection.

"In this field, many know how to interview and interrogate, but few know how to recognize deception properly in order to elicit appropriate responses," said Dr. Michael Corcoran, President of Henley-Putnam University and a former U.S. Secret Service Agent. "Barry not only is an expert in this craft, he has the additional skill of being able to educate others on what to look for in order to be more successful when questioning those who practice fabrication and concealment."

Insider's Guide to Intelligence & Interrogation will take place Friday, April 30, from 2:00 - 3:00 PM EDT. Those interested should register here ( The webinar is open to the public and completely free of charge.

The webinar series, launched in 2009, was designed to bring the hands-on experience of former members of the CIA, Secret Service, FBI, and intelligence and federal law enforcement community to those seeking careers in Strategic Security. Registration information for upcoming webinars is available on Henley-Putnam's website at

The webinar series is one of many career resources offered by Henley-Putnam University. The university's mentoring program assigns degree students with a high-level faculty or expert mentor to support them in making career decisions. In addition, through its online career portal, Henley-Putnam helps students research careers, explore university programs, prepare for a job search, locate employers and gain basic knowledge of the Strategic Security field.

For more information on Henley-Putnam University's Strategic Security certificate and degree programs, please call admissions at 888.852.8746 or visit

Founded in August 2001, Henley-Putnam University is a leading educational institution specializing in the field of Strategic Security. The University offers accredited online Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Intelligence Management, Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies, and the Management of Personal Protection; a Doctoral Degree in Strategic Security; and several certificate programs. Henley-Putnam prepares law enforcement, military, intelligence, and private industry professionals with the networks, skills, and insights to advance in their careers and protect the future. Henley-Putnam University, which is committed to building a student and alumni network that will serve its community, is an accredited member of DETC ( and offers 125 courses taught by hands-on faculty members from all branches of the military and law enforcement fields, including the FBI, CIA, DoD, DIA and Secret Service. For more information, visit the Henley-Putnam University website (, e-mail AdmissionsAdvising(at)Henley-Putnam(dot)edu, or call 888.852.8746.

Barry McManus is a leading expert in information elicitation, deception detection, behavior assessment, interview and interrogations. He served for more than 20 years as a CIA polygraph examiner and interrogator, including 10 years as the Agency's Chief Polygraph Examiner, working against terrorists, hostile intelligence services, and other high threat targets. More information on Mr. McManus's career and publications is available at

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