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Derick started his career in the South African Police Force in the crime prevention unit; their aim was preventing and eradication all street crime viz drugs, car theft, house-breaking etc. This unit achieved a high success rate during the eighties. From this unit he was recruited to the Security Police Division; he also successfully completed the Bomb Disposal Expert Course, next to the Task Team one of the most sought after units in the Police Force.
Due to political changes Derick entered the private sector obtaining various diplomas in Warehouse Management; Industrial Relations and Security Management. He built up experience in these fields by working for a few private companies; however felt the calling to his original expertise and began doing investigations mainly but not limited to Insurance claims. This was a stepping stone to where he finds himself today; as he saw the success rate Polygraph achieves and joined the profession. He received his training in the United States at The Maryland Institute of Criminal Justice in 1997 and has been conducting Polygraph Examinations on a full-time basis since then examining in excess of 10,000 individuals to date.
Roodepoort - Gauteng Roodepoort, GT