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Criminal Interview and Interrogation - Advanced Workshop

Utilize practical exercises, new concepts/techniques and psychological principals to enhance the law enforcement officer's ability to obtain legally acceptable confessions and to tailor their criminal interviews for maximum advantage.

This comprehensive workshop teaches a broad range of proven techniques to help you identify the truth and obtain quicker admissions from the guilty and close more successful cases.

The techniques discussed in this program will have application in all types of polygraph and investigative interviews an individual conducts where truthfulness is critical. This includes, but is not limited to interviewing victims and witnesses, as well as individuals suspected of being involved in acts of wrongdoing. This interactive workshop allows participants to work through actual case studies applying techniques taught by the instructor in real-world situations.

Practice your interview and interrogation skills in a workshop environment, learn to assess verbal and non-verbal behavior and become more effective on the focus of an investigation and obtaining reliable information.  Gather a variety of non-confrontational interview and interrogation techniques to overcome resistance of victims, witnesses and criminal offenders.


· Causes of Denials

· Dealing with Difficult Subjects

· Cognitive Interviewing

· The Participatory Method

· Development of the Admission


This is ideal for Police Officers, Detectives, Investigators, Prosecutors, Major Crime Task Force Members, Coroners, Medical Examiners, and First Responders. To register for this program, a participant must have previously attended the WZ Seminar on Criminal Interview & Interrogation or other formal interview and interrogation training.


· Communicating and building trust with community members

· Using most appropriate method for each case and subject

· Obtaining the truth more quickly and accurately

· Substantiating and closing more successful investigations

· Ensuring statements will be admissible at trial


Attendees must have successfully completed the WZ Seminar on Criminal Interview and Interrogation.


Upcoming Classes

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Hollis Town Hall- Community Room
Hollis, NH
April 18, 2019 (1 days)
Tom McGreal, CFI
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Sandy City Police Department
Sandy, UT
February 22, 2019 (1 days)
Lou Tessmann, CFI
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Essex County College Public Safety Academy
Cedar Grove, NJ
December 14, 2018 (1 days)
John Guzman, CFI
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Collin County Children\'s Advocacy Center
Plano, TX
December 7, 2018 (1 days)
John Guzman, CFI
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Georgetown Police Department
Georgetown, TX
November 16, 2018 (1 days)
Tom McGreal, CFI
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Dearborn Police Department
Dearborn, MI
September 28, 2018 (1 days)
John Guzman, CFI
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MESI (Missoula Emergency Services, Inc.)
Missoula, MT
September 14, 2018 (1 days)
Lou Tessmann, CFI
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Lafayette Police Training Center
Lafayette, IN
August 24, 2018 (1 days)
Keith Zupec, CFI
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Fremont Police Department
Fremont, NH
August 17, 2018 (1 days)
Tom McGreal, CFI
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Colorado Springs Police Department
Colorado Springs, CO
July 27, 2018 (1 days)
John Guzman, CFI
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