Law Enforcement and Criminal Behaviour Expert
Paul Derry worked as an RCMP informant and agent while living the lifestyle of a career criminal. Going from a petty drug dealer at a young age to ending his career with a Hells Angels ordered murder. Discover the reasons why he made those choices.
Recognize how he manipulated the justice system and its many agencies. Most of all find out what can be done to stop others from becoming “Treacherous.”
Paul Derry’s colorful past has given him a unique perspective on topics such as recidivism and change. Mr. Derry once managed a criminal empire rooted in greed and violence ending in a Hells Angels ordered murder. Join Paul as he shares his thoughts on overcoming obstacles, anxieties and the many excuses used not to change for the better.
Leadership, staffing, communication, managing finances, marketing and networking are essential skills that keep one alive in the world of organized crime. Mr. Derry takes you on the journey of his “ah-ha moments” as he learned to transfer those skills from the criminal world to the world of successful businesses and non-profits. Author, interactive speaker and former RCMP Informant, Paul Derry demonstrates from his hard-won wisdom and life experience how the concepts of trust, loyalty and master manipulation impact every sphere of human life.
Paul Derry’s profound insights are nothing short of life-changing; audiences will never see life quite the same again.
Unknown, British Columbia
Paul Derry's first book, Treacherous:How the RCMP allowed a Hells Angel to kill is an inside look at his life as an undercover RCMP agent whose dangerous life landed him in the middle of a murder plot. Currently being featured on History Channel's Outlaw Bikers, Treacherous is a book constructed with facts and inside knowledge of the RCMP.
Inside a Police Informant's Mind
Written by a former informant, Inside a Police Informant’s Mind presents an honest account of the role, risks, and motives of police informants. It chronicles the relationship and course of events between the author and a Royal Canadian Mounted Police commissioner. The author provides a fascinating insider's perspective on the working relationship between an informant and those in law enforcement who handle informants. The book gives balanced insight into the thoughts of both the police and the informant, addressing the hazards of manipulation by both parties. It highlights the importance of trust, communication, and understanding as means to bridge those hazards. Also, it demonstrates the difficult shift in lifestyle being an informant entails. After testifying in court, Paul Derry’s life was placed at high risk of retribution, necessitating his entry into a witness protection program. He reflects upon the process of entering a witness protection program and life afterward, not only for himself but also for his family. This autobiographical account is a must-read for police officers and informant handlers and is an especially useful source for intelligence gathering. The vivid, real-life accounts of Inside a Police Informant’s Mind are as revelatory as they are engrossing. It is a great addition to any collection of books on law enforcement and criminal justice.