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PATC: Interview and Interrogation for Investigators and Patrol Officers

This course is designed for new investigators and patrol officers. The course provides a basic foundation of information and knowledge on the basic tools and skills necessary for interview and interrogation techniques.
➢ Best Practices
➢ 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
➢ Interview preparation
➢ Room setting, case preparation, and background investigation
➢ The Interview Process
➢ Question formulation, the don’ts 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

Interview and Interrogation for Investigators and Patrol Officers

Have questions about this course? Contact Greater Metro Region.


Dec 12 2017 - Dec 14 2017


08:00 AM - 05:00 PM


Lakewood Police Department
445 S. Allison Parkway, Lakewood, CO 80226


Greater Metro Training Region Coordinator
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