FROM THE BOOK JACKET: In a televised social experiment before millions of viewers, police sergeant Derrick Levasseur demonstrated that techniques used by undercover detectives could help people achieve their goals in everyday social situations. The result: he walked away with more than half a million dollars.
In The Undercover Edge, Derrick shares his personal mind-set surrounding human behavior and motivation. Even more than that, he provides easy yet groundbreaking tools acquired while overcoming personal adversity and working more than a decade in law enforcement, showing readers:
The power of observation and creating a profile
The effect of using silence to extract and evaluate information
The benefits of interpreting body language and developing your sixth sense
The importance of self-awareness and adapting to your environment
The value of developing a personal ops plan with a defined mission
Derrick's approach allows readers to create a solid foundation in their lives, build confidence personally and professionally, and push themselves to become stronger, more capable leaders.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Derrick Levasseur is a retired police sergeant from Central Falls, Rhode Island. Before becoming a supervisor, he was assigned to the Investigative Division, where he spent three years as an undercover detective.
Throughout the course of his career, he received multiple awards, including letters of recognition, unit citations, commendations, and the Medal of Valor.
In addition to his advanced training with interviews and interrogations, Derrick has a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and a master's degree in business management.
Through his life experiences, both personal and professional, Derrick has developed an innovative approach to building stronger relationships and achieving personal goals. He used that same approach on the CBS hit series, Big Brother, and is now regarded as one of the greatest to have ever played.
Derrick also starred in the Investigation Discovery hit docu-series, Is OJ Innocent?: The Missing Evidence and Breaking Homicide.