Does the thought of an oral interview make you sweat? Have you ever wondered why you can’t seem to nail the interview? Are you uncertain about how to even prepare? We can give you simple, concrete steps to dramatically improve your performance!

Prepare for ANY oral interview with confidence



  • November 29th, 5 PM to 9 PM


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Lieutenant Ti Goetz has been a police officer for the City of Hawthorne for over 24 years and holds a BA degree from UC Santa Barbara in Law and Society/Criminal Justice and a MA degree from Cal State Dominguez Hills in Negotiations/Conflict Management.

During his time here he has worked as a patrol officer, gang intelligence officer, Internal Affairs Sergeant, Juvenile Bureau Sergeant, Patrol Sergeant, Traffic Bureau Commander and is currently a Patrol Watch Commander. Lieutenant Goetz served 13 years as a member of our SWAT team where he worked his way up from team member to Team Commander. He is a certified EMT and works closely with our Tactical Medical team teaching trauma life support to a wide variety of departments and organizations. He is an active shooter instructor and has been instrumental in rolling out the Run Hide Fight program to local schools and businesses. An avid motorcyclist, he developed and serves as one of the primary instructors for the Hawthorne Police Departments “Ride to Live” program.

With a long time interest in oral interviews, he has helped and assisted numerous individuals inside and outside our organization with preparing for oral interviews. That work directly led to the development of the Oral Interview Workshop.

Lt. Goetz is married with two children, a graduate of the FBI National Academy, a proud former Marine and a published author of numerous police related articles.

Kenny Craig is a Detective with the Hawthorne Police Department and has been with the Department for almost five years.

Prior to joining the Department, he was the CEO and founder of a tech company for 17 years before selling the company in 2010.

During his time as the CEO, the company was recognized three times by INC. magazine as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the US.

In his entire management career, which spans 30 years, he has conducted well over 4000 interviews and hired over a 1000 employees.

Due to his vast experience in the business world, combined with his in depth understanding of interviews and the interview process, he was a natural match for the Oral Interview Workshop.