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Interviewing and Interrogation Workshop / In-Service

The objective of this three-day seminar is to provide the fundamentals necessary to conduct a proper interview and interrogation; to provide a structured frame of reference for those interviewers who have some experience, but who may not have had any formal training in the area; and to improve the efficiency of all participants in obtaining the truth from suspects, witnesses and victims in a legally acceptable manner.

Seminar Topics Include

  • Interview and Interrogation Preparation
  • Factors Affecting a Subject’s Behavior 
  • Proper Room Environment 
  • Distinction between an Interview and Interrogation 

Behavior Symptom Analysis

  • Evaluating Attitudes
  • Evaluating Nonverbal Behavior 
  • Evaluating Verbal Behavior 
  • Evaluating Paralinguistic Behavior 
  • Behavioral Analysis Interview 
  • Asking Behavior Provoking Questions 
  • The Baiting Technique 
  • Analyzing Factual Information Prior to the Interview

Who Should Attend

Applicants must be federal, state, local, campus or tribal criminal justice professionals, law enforcement personnel, or domestic violence advocates from rural jurisdictions.

Cost

TUITION-FREE

Attendees are responsible for all travel, lodging and meal expenses.

Registration Information

If you prefer to go directly to the registration database, or if you already have an account and password, go to https://registration.fletc.gov.

Additional Information

If you need to contact us for additional information: E-mail us at stateandlocaltraining@dhs.gov or call 800-743-5382.

Training Dates

There are currently no training dates or other items within this program.