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Criminal Justice Student Organization and Criminal Justice Honor Society Hosts Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement Officer and Private Investigator

On Saturday, April 3, 2010, Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement Special Agent Tad Schlatre and Private Investigator Jim Persinger spoke to members of the Criminal Justice Student Organization and Criminal Justice Honor Society.

Agent Schlatre described his background, including his educational experience with a degree in Criminal Justice, and his career beginning as a Patrol Officer with the City of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and later as a federal officer with the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement predecessor agency. His interest in computer crimes led him to his present assignment as one of two computer forensics agents in the metropolitan Atlanta field office.

Mr. Persinger, a former Cobb County Police Officer, explained that his interest in computers pre-dated his time at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He blended his law enforcement experience with his technological prowess and continues to work with governmental agencies, not-for-profit groups and attorneys in private practice on cases where computers and related equipment are involved.

Both Agent Schlatre and Mr. Persinger discussed employment opportunities in their related fields and the possibility of internships with their organizations.


Posted: April 5, 2010