Conflict International CEO, Mike LaCorte, has been re-elected as Chairman of The World Association of Detectives at their 94th Annual Conference in Stockholm, Sweden.
Mike, who is also a Past President of the organisation, was chosen to preside for a second term following a very successful conference attended by more than 300 delegates from 35 countries.
Mike said: "I am truly honoured to be re-elected as Chairman and look forward to serving the association for another term in office."
Jacob Ofir was named as Investigator of the Year for someone who has carried out an outstanding investigation in the best traditions of the profession.
Eric Shelmerdine received the WAD's highest honour, The Norman J. Sloan Memorial Award. This recognises long and meritorious service, above and beyond the ordinary call of duty, for contributing to the betterment of the Investigative or Security Professions. Eric has been a long serving member of the WAD, as well as a former President and General Secretary of the Association of British Investigators.
The World Association of Detectives is the largest and longest established association of its kind in the world, with close to 1000 members and representing investigation and security practitioners in more than 80 countries. It promotes and maintains the highest ethical practices among its members and fosters cooperation between investigators globally.