There is no one-size-fits-all approach to investigative interviewing, and this training provides investigators with the flexibility to manage a wide variety of cases. As in any profession, investigators must seek current and updated education to craft their skills. This modern course delivers these fundamentals for the investigator, homicide detective, major crimes task force member, special agent, or other law enforcement professional. Participants will learn a range of research-based methods and proprietary tools to conduct more effective interviews. The instructor will cover principles of rapport, including honesty and adaptability to assist in managing resistance. They will also highlight the risk of relying on non-verbal behavior while focusing on other tools, including verifiable facts and increasing cognitive load. Attendees will learn multiple methods, including the Fact-Gathering Interview, Cognitive Interview, Participatory Method, and the WZ Method, while also introducing the P.E.A.C.E. Model. This program incorporates proven successful techniques in the field with academic research to provide attendees with practical research-based concepts to tackle any investigation
10 to 40 students with 1 instructors
Fire, Law Enforcement
Career Development, Case Study, Criminal Justice, Internal Affairs, Interviews & Interrogation
Any member may attend this course.
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