ACIA New Horizons Podcast with Host Paige Keningale

Episode 00001

Release Date:  February 4, 2021

Description:  Neil Smith and Dave Grimstead from Locate discuss Open Source Intelligence and how information is used to find missing people. Locate also have their own Podcast called The Missing, which you can check out here. They're also looking for Analyst volunteers to help out on a new project starting March 2021. 

About the guests:

Neil_smith.png Neil Smith: After serving over 10 years as a police officer in a UK Police force, Neil has spent most of the last 15 years as a full-time investigative researcher for a mixture of clients. Neil regularly speaks on the subject of open source intelligence and using the internet as an investigative tool at a number of conferences and events both in the UK and around the world.
Dave_Grimstead.png Dave Grimstead: Dave has worked in the field of international and serious organised crime with the UK National Crime Squad (now NCA). He has utilised his experience in covert operations, leading successful investigations to tackle trafficking of drugs and people. Dave enjoyed a distinguished policing career as a Detective Inspector; leading and managing complex investigations from kidnap and extortion to child homicide.



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