Interview and Interrogation for Investigators and Patrol Officers
Length of Seminar: 2.5 Days
Instructor: Tim Randall
Upon successful completion of this course, attendees will have gained the knowledge of:
Miranda, case law, and documenting interviews.
Profile of a Successful Interviewer
Basic skills needed for an interview and interrogation. Posture, eye contact, tone of voice, and building rapport.
Room setting, case preparation, and background investigation.
The Interview Process
Question formulation, the doníts of interviewing, telephone interviews, the cognitive interview, memory retrieval techniques, and corroboration process.
Behavioral Symptom Analysis
Physiological and psychological principles of behavior symptom analysis, and distinguishing deceptive response.
Behavioral Analysis Interview
A questioning process to elicit verbal and non-verbal indicators of truthful and deceptive responses.
The Interrogation Process
Interrogation theme, handling denials, signs of surrender, alternatives, and false confessions.