CERL Advisory Council member Mark Fallon testified at Jan. 31 at Colorado hearings on deceptive police practices in juvenile interrogation. He urged legislators to use the International Association of Chiefs of Police Model Policy on Interviewing and Interrogating Juveniles for protocols and the Méndez Principles on Effective Interviewing to guide training.
Mark Fallon spent over three decades as a national security professional, principally as a special agent with NCIS. He has conducted interrogations in the United States and internationally and chaired the three-agency Research Committee of the High Value Detainee Interrogation Group. Fallon was a member of the 15-person international steering committee of experts overseeing the development of the Méndez Principles on Effective Interviewing for Investigations and Information Gathering. He is also the director of ClubFed, LLC. Read his bio here.