Interview & Interrogation Techniques

Course Description: Many criminal organizations within the United States are specially trained to evade and deceive law enforcement officers when questioned. The ability to gain information from individuals involved in criminal activity is essential to any successful prosecution. This course is for federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement professionals to enhance their ability to gain information and determine the accuracy of data collected about criminal activity through the interview and interrogation process. It teaches specialized skills that enable detection of deception through non-verbal and verbal communication, with both theory and practical application. As well as formulation of questions and utilization of specific question types so that maximum information might be gained from each response and an understanding of legal issues regarding interviewing and interrogation.

Topics Included

  • Personality typology theme development
  • Gathering data
  • Detecting deception
  • Systematic interviewing
  • The interrogation process
  • Formulation and types of questions
  • Body language for the interrogator

Prerequisites: None

Course Length: 3 Days / 24 Hours

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