Law Day and other May events and training opportunities for Denver legal investigators and security professionals and aspiring drone pilots
By Susanna Speier
Denver Private Investigator Blogger
In case you didn't know, May 1st is Law Day and if you're not sure how to plan the day holiday that's been on the radar since Dwight D. Eisenhower's time, check out the Colorado Bar for events being hosted at libraries, court houses schools, television stations, community centers and press clubs throughout the country.
The 2018 Law Day theme is "Separation of Powers" and while it may be too late to order Separation of Powers swag from the American Bar there is still time to reflect on the role private investigators play in the legal process and geek out on the holiday's kooky history.
"The desire to suppress the celebration of May 1, or May Day, as International Workers’ Day aided in Law Day’s creation" according to History.com May Day had communist overtones in the minds of many Americans, because of its celebration of working people as a governing class in the Soviet Union and elsewhere.May Day had communist overtones in the minds of many Americans, because of its celebration of working people as a governing class in the Soviet Union and elsewhere." So in addition to the Jackson Pollack and Apollo Program, we can thank the Cold War for creating Law Day.
On Wednesday, May 02, 2018 you can stop by CB & Pott's in Greenwood Village, located at 6575 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Greenwood Village, CO 80111 at 6:30 P.M. for a Professional Private Investigators Association of Colorado training session and drone flying refresher with Jason Downing. (Please note the fang toothed, multi propellor drone pictured below --taken right before I almost crashed into the Denver Center for the Performing Arts Boettcher Concert hall-- will not be the one used in Wednesday's training and demo.)
Want to learn some FBI history over Old Fashioned? Stop by the oldest press club in the country on Thursday, May 10 at 6 PM for a Fireside Chat featuring Sandra Windsor whose memoir, “FBI Wife” explores what it’s like to live next to big moments in history.
She will be talking about what it's like to hold a family together with a partner engaging in headline events starting with the JFK assassination and continuing on through to her husband's untimely death as he headed north to investigate a white supremacist group in Laramie.
Then on Saturday, May 19th at the Parker Public Library in Parker, Colorado there will be a 9:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. Detecting Deception workshop with private security professionals John Bocker and John Clark. Workshop will focus on interview techniques and PPIAC members can attend for $99. Learn how to be better prepared and pick up non-verbal queues. Training will include food, beverages and workbook materials. Library is located at 20105 East Mainstreet, Parker, CO 80138.
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