Texas Association of Licensed Investigators (TALI) to Host Area Mid-Winter Conference


Features Continuing Education with Day of Speakers, Industry Supporters, and Special Guest

Houston, Texas (February 28, 2018) – The Texas Association of Licensed Investigators, Inc. (“TALI”) is a Texas non-profit corporation and association for professional licensed investigators. Founded in 1971, TALI is steeped in history and continues to be the pace-setter for the private investigation industry. With more than 600 members world-wide, TALI is dedicated to raising professionalism in the field of private investigations through continuing education, public awareness, advanced certification, networking and legislative involvement.

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The conference theme is “Tools of the Trade” where presenters are focused on equipping investigator members and non-members with valuable education resources to assist them with a solid footing in the state-of-the-practice standards of today.

The organizer and Region 3 Director, Martin Renteria recently appeared on the nationally syndicated radio program – Price of Business with Kevin Price (BizRadio Network) to promote this gathering:

Date:  March 1, 2018
Location:  Embassy Suites – 11730 Katy Freeway, Houston, Texas 77079
Time:  8:30 am registration
Event:  9am to 6pm
Lunch:  12pm to 12:45 pm (include with admission fee)
Parking:  Free and free Wi-fi
Cost:  $190 TALI Members or $210 for non-TALI Members
** Special Guest Appearance “Eli” the SelfDefenseFund.com Pedigreed Bloodhound Mascot

Featured presenters for 1hr continuing education credit:

0900 – 0945    RenEarl Bowie, Texas DPS Division Director – “Board Rules”
0955 – 1030    DPS Technical Support Staff
10:45 – 11:45  JL Carpenter, Texas Criminal Defense  Attorney at Law with James Willis, Private Investigator – “Defending a Criminal Allegation in a Self-Defense Case”
1300 – 1345    Brad Dahlover, PI Direct Link – “Case Management and the Investigator”
1400 – 1445    Gil Torrez, Taurus Investigations – “Surveillance Tech”
1500 – 1545    Frank Childers, SpeakWrite – “Becoming a more Productive Investigator using Voice Dictation”
1600 – 1645    Brett Dearman, Digital Forensics Investigator – “Understanding Digital Forensics”
1700 – 1745     Dorothy Filipov, McCann Cyber Investigations – “Open Source Intelligence”

The Department of Public Safety (DPS) regulates the private security profession in Texas. DPS protects the public by conducting fingerprint-based background checks on applicants, licensing training schools and instructors, investigating and resolving complaints, and taking disciplinary action against licensees or seeking criminal prosecution of those who perform private security services without a license.  The private security profession includes armed and unarmed security guards, personal protection officers, private investigators, private security consultants, alarm systems installers and monitors, guard dog trainers, armored car couriers, electronic access control device installers, and locksmiths.  DPS regulates the private security profession under the authority of the Texas Occupations Code, Chapter 1702 and the related administrative rules.

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Eli the SDF Bloodhound

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