Vincent P. Pankoke is a 35-year law enforcement professional. In 1987, he was recruited to join the FBI and served twenty seven years as a Special Agent until his retirement in 2014. After his retirement, Vince was recruited by Dutch National Police colleagues to become the Director of Investigation for the Anne Frank Cold Case Investigation, which was featured on the CBS news program, 60 Minutes. His role included coordinating the investigative effort into solving the mystery surrounding the circumstances of the raid in which Anne Frank, her family and friends were captured on August 4, 1944. Pankoke developed a cold case team protocol including recruiting subject matter experts, team member selection, identifying investigative initiatives, directing archival research, applying modern investigative techniques which included profiling, testimonial reconstruction, and most importantly for this presentation, artificial intelligence. The investigation was the subject of the best selling book, The Betrayal of Anne Frank, by Harper Collins International. The book was published in over 20 languages and continues to be on the best seller list in many countries.
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