About Us

WE ARE ABOUT PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL GROWTH

Founded in 2018 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, The Unconventional Classroom is providing fresh new insights into old school investigations and so much more.

From motivational keynotes, workshops and corporate training events to a soon to be released podcast and book series, retired veteran homicide Detective Dave Sweet and his team aspire to elevate your personal and professional growth. 

We achieve all of this in the most unconventional ways, while Dave remains true to his roots as a reliable, leading-edge consultant, and investigator whose experience you can trust.

 

Investigations

Investigation & Consultation Services

With over twenty years of specialized experience in drugs, guns, gangs, suspicious death, missing person and homicide investigations. Dave offers an in-depth and comprehensive understanding of current law enforcement standards and practices.

From independent case reviews to television and film consults let his talents bring top-notch investigative and consultation services to you when you need them.

The Unconventional Classroom

Workshops, Conferences & True Crime Special Events

Looking for an unconventional presenter at your next corporate conference or private event? Or are you interested in our security training courses or even hosting your own true crime event?

Dave’s workshops and events introduce participants to fresh new perspectives on a wide range of topics from project management and leadership, to how best unleash your inner Jedi using the principles of persuasion and influence.

Books and Podcast

An Unconventional Book & Podcast Series

Dave’s unconventional book and podcast series “The Ride Along”,  insightfully reveals what can happen when true crime meets the warmth of chicken noodle soup.

With help from his talented and creative team of co-authors, Sarah Graham and Susan Forest, Dave’s philosophical insights, positive reflections and the wisdom learned through a twenty five year career in law enforcement come to life in books meant to captivate and inspire readers.

HIS EXPERIENCE IN THE NUMBERS

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IN THE COMMUNITY

If we wish to create strong, vibrant and safe communities we all need to do our part. Find out what we are doing in the community and learn more about the organizations we support.

ON OUR BLOG

Follow us on our blog where we offer our own insights on current events or farm out excerpts of our upcoming books. Ether or our blog is a great way to stay in touch and see what we are working on next.

ON SOCIAL MEDIA

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