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BID and BDD unite

The two German professional association, BID und BDD, decide in the course of a merger to unite to a common professional association.

Lothar Müller elected for 1st Vice President fo BID

The annual general meeting of the BID takes place in Prague. An important decision: the members decide to found a joint federal association with the Federal Association of German Detectives, BDD. Furthermore, a new presidium is elected. Lothar Müller is elected for 1st Vice President.

Co-author for DIN standard

Bund Internationaler Detektive, BID, individual members of the federation and other developed and published with the German Institute for Standardization (DIN) the DIN SPEC 33452 (dinspec33452.de).

For the first time, service standards for private investigative services in Germany are developed and can be certified according to this standard.

iD-intertrace is co-author of this standard.

IKD certificate for BID

Der Bund Internationaler Detektive, BID (Germany) acquires the Certificate of the International Federation of Associations of Private Detectives (Internationale Kommission der Detektiv-Verbände), IKD, for its training concept. This required documentation of previous training events / workshops, planning for the next few years and a practical audit.

The benchmark for the certificate is the “Common Minimum Standards” and “Common Standards of Competence” as well as further documents of the IKD.

Lothar Mueller was invited to conduct a one-day-seminar at the Police Academy of Vietnam, Ha Noi.

Lothar spoke to 80 Master students of the Police Academy, who got a special training on investigation in the area of economy crime in Vietnam. His focused on detection and investigation of corruption offenses. After the seminar, he was invited to a meeting with the Lieutenant General, Professor Nguyen Huy Thuat and Deputy Director of Police Academy of Vietnam. Further participants were Colonel Dr Nguyen Xuan Thuy, Deputy Director of Institute for Strategy of Ministry for Public Security and Colonel Dr Tran Ngoc Phuong, Deputy Head of Institute for Criminology.

Guest lecture at “P.I. International Summer School” in Sinaia/Romania

Lothar Mueller was a guest lecture at the 4-day “P.I. International Summer School” in Sinaia/Romania. Subject of its 10th Edition was “Fraud”. Topic of its seminar “Red Flags on Fraud” with a Case Study. The „Summer School“ is open for Private Investigators throughout Europe and beyond. The Romanian Professional Association held the annual training event annually. Lothar Mueller was elected by secret ballot during this event as “Honorary Dean” of the Summer School.

New Publications

Publishing following articles:

The Importance of Logistics, by Lothar Müller. MBA

Publishing by PI magazine
> Artikel lesen (PDF)

„Machiavellism – appearance of criminal behaviour?““

Kriminalistik gestern – heute – morgen,
Criminology yesterday – today – tomorrow
Editor: H. Artkämper, H. Clages,
co-author L. Müller; „Machiavellismus – eine Erscheinungsform wirtschaftskriminellen Verhaltens?“,(Machiavellism – appearance of criminal behaviour?“
Page 343,
published by Richard Boorberg Verlag Stuttgart, 2013

Lecture by Lothar Müller: Economic crime and personality

At “University of Applied Sciences of Public Administration, Police and Administration of Justice in Güstrow” Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in Güstrow, Lothar Müller was guest lecturer for police officers for a day seminar on “Criminals are no different category of people – not even white-collar criminals”. Basics of this lecture are on Summary of MasterThesis (PDF).
Please contact Lothar Müller for further information.

> Summary from the lecture (PDF)