The two-day (16 hour) Roadside Interview Techniques course is specifically formulated for the uniformed patrol officer who makes traffic stops. The course is centered on the importance of the treatment of all persons with dignity and respect. Officers will gain an understanding of how to conduct non-intrusive roadside interviews that uncover criminal activity. The student will learn awareness and effective communication skills that are essential to making traffic stops that avoid complaints, assist in gaining compliance from persons, as well as detecting persons committing unlawful acts. The officer will gain knowledge of how to verbally control persons without instigating a confrontation. The course addresses the detection of deceptive behavior indicative of concealed criminal activity. The course covers the roadside interview process from the initial observation of the violator to the final assessment of the stop. The student will also be given a list of effective phrases that can be used during roadside interviews.
20 to 60 students with 1 instructors
Drugs & Narcotics, Interviews & Interrogation, Investigations, Patrol
Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate
Any member may attend this course.
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