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March 2021

I attended the 8-hour training seminar in analysis and micro expression presented at the annual training conference PAWLI holds every year.  Bruce put on one of the most interesting and best training courses I have taken in my 40+ years as a law enforcement officer and as a private investigator. From the start of Bruce's presentation until the end I was intrigued with the information he spoke about, as well as seeing numerous videos of individuals involved in high profile criminal cases and others interviews showing the deceptive behavior that he was teaching us. I wish this type of training was available years ago to me.  I highly recommend his seminars if you truly want to expand your knowledge in truth analysis.


Thomas E. Fischer-CLI, CCDI

Detective Milwaukee Police Department-Retired (30+ years)

Board Certified Legal Investigator

Board Certified Criminal Defense Investigator

PAWLI Board Member

Member of NALI, NCISS, Intellenet.    

March 2021

I attended an 8-hour training seminar on statement analysis and micro-expressions presented by Bruce Jacobs of Leaking the Truth. It was outstanding training packed with information which left me wanting more. Bruce is a dynamic speaker who obviously enjoys presenting and captivated everyone in attendance. I had been skeptical initially thinking that his provided bio suggested that his experience may be somewhat limited and by extension his knowledge may also be limited; I was wrong!

This training is suitable for anyone who needs to evaluate the truthfulness of the written and spoken word. It is among the best training I have attended in my 30 years of LE and my dozen years of PI experience. It is also notable because it can be used immediately while the student continues to hone his skills. It is quite rare and valuable in that vein. Bruce seems to have used every ounce of his experience to distill a meaningful and comprehensive presentation which draws the student into the intriguing arena of truth analysis.

Martin Altstadt

Altstadt and Associates LLC

Janesville Police Department, RET. 30 years, 23 as detective

March 2021

"Bruce's speech was THE BEST educational seminar presentation that I've ever seen at any conference (and I go to A LOT) in my 26-year professional investigation career.

His speech is well thought out & well presented, and his video & visual exhibits are well produced & well organized.  Bruce's speaker style is casual and free flowing and

the subject matter is so interesting & entertaining that his passion for spreading this valuable knowledge to others in the investigation profession is clearly evident."           


Thank You,
Dean J. Gluth
"The Debugging Experts"
Licensed Private Detective (IL, IN, WI)

“Most law enforcement officers or agents are good at reading people who are trying to deceive them. However Bruce’s expertise on recognizing deceptive behavior

using scientific based behavioral analysis and statement analysis takes you to the next level. This class is designed for anyone who wants to improve their deception recognition skills and how to see the true emotion people are feeling. They may say one thing but there body is saying something different. The interviewing section trains to ask questions which provoke an emotional response which causes leakage, then to properly respond to people who are being untruthful.”

Bruce presented at the 2018 Crime Prevention Practitioners Association conference and received great reviews after only a 3 hour presentation. The Officers were excited about the presentation, stated "they wanted more" and requested that a full day class be offered.


Joel D. Dhein

National Crime Prevention Association (NCPA) President

Wisconsin Crime Prevention Practitioners Association (WCPPA) President

"Good content, excellent presentation.  Wish I would have had these tools years ago on the police dept. I'll never conduct or watch an interview in the same way again."

Larry Warwick

West Allis PD Background Investigator

Detective Lt. West Allis PD (retired)


2020 California Crime Prevention Officers Association (virtual webinar)

“Bruce Jacobs is awesome.” 

“I really enjoyed Bruce Jacob’s section. This was my first symposium, but I would love to see him do a longer presentation at future events. It felt short and I wanted to hear much more!”


“Bruce was extremely interesting!” 

“I especially enjoyed Bruce Jacobs’ presentation and feel like I will be able to apply it in my daily duties.” 

“Jacobs’ presentation was very interesting. My nephew stopped by, heard some of it, and was actually very interested in his presentation. Great choice in speakers!” 

2020 Wisconsin Bankers Association (virtual webinar)

WBA Secure-I.T. Conference- "Leaking the Truth" Micro Expressions, Behavioral and Statement Analysis

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Bay Bank  Very Good Amazing insight and wow he was dead on for so many points about lying.

Capitol Bank Excellent Would like to see him again.

Charter Bank Excellent I have seen some of this information presented before.  INTERESTING!

International Bank of Amherst Excellent

Farmers State Bank of Waupaca Excellent Loved this session! I plan to do some more research in to this and read some of the books recommended.

Community First Bank Very Good

Community Bank of Cameron Very Good I thought this was a very interesting presentation and kept my focus on the content the whole time.  This skills if you could master them would be very useful in business and life in general.  Thanks for the interesting topic.

The Equitable Bank, S.S.B. Excellent

Shell Lake State Bank Excellent

National Exchange Bank and Trust Very Good Fun to listen to!

Premier Community Bank Excellent Bruce Jacobs presentation was outstanding.  I really enjoyed it and it held my attention.  Wish his presentation could have been longer.

Horicon Bank Good

Community State Bank Excellent I hope he's invited back in the future!


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