Joelle Sweeney

Joelle H. Sweeney is a private consultant for Interviewing Deception. Joelle worked for 14 years as a Senior Intelligence Analyst Trainer for ManTech Technical Services Group at the National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC) in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. She has over 25 years of experience in military and Law Enforcement training.

As an Electronic Warfare Intelligence Interceptor/Morse Interceptor with the U.S. Army, Ms. Sweeney distinguished herself not only in an operation capacity, as an author and co-author of numerous training materials, but also as a trainer. She developed new training requirements and created/instructed classes that were beneficial to all intelligence specialties.

Joelle is an accomplished lecturer, speaker, and instructor and is in heavy demand nationwide for her informative and dynamic training courses.

While working at NDIC, Ms. Sweeney has been instructing law enforcement, intelligence, collection and analysis classes for the last fourteen years. Joelle has developed, instructed and facilitated classes for federal, state and local law enforcement officers and intelligence/investigative analysts. She is a highly coveted instructor and facilitator for:

  • Interviewing Deception / Detecting Deception
  • Effective Interpersonal Communication
  • Profiles of popular exchange sites
  • Strategic Interviewing
  • Effective Briefing Techniques
  • Multiagency Courses
  • Case Information Management / RAID

Joelle has taught at various law enforcement agencies training over 38,000 professionals to date in over 46 states and in Canada. Locations include the U.S. Department of Defense, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Drug Enforcement Administration, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Gang Investigators Associations, Professional Fire and Fraud Investigators Association, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Georgia, and various U.S. Attorney's Offices and High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area centers.

Joelle also worked closely with FinCEN and DEA on two major money laundering cases involving over $100 million of money and cocaine, and has used her case analysis/deception detection skills to assist various other law enforcement entities.

Classes Taught By Joelle
Detecting Deception with Joelle Sweeney