Criminal Interview and Interrogation - Advanced Workshop
|Host:||Beverly Hills Public Safety|
|Location:||18600 W. Thirteen Mile Road Beverly Hills, MI 48025|
|Dates:||June 16, 2017 - June 16, 2017|
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.
SEMINAR TOPICS INCLUDE:
· Causes of Denials
· Dealing with Difficult Subjects
· Cognitive Interviewing
· The Participatory Method
· Development of the Admission
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
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.
BECOME MORE EFFICIENT AND EFFECTIVE IN:
· 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.
Lou Tessmann, CFI
Lou Tessmann, CFI® retired as Deputy Chief for the Waukegan (Illinois) Police Department in 2005 after 23 years of service in a wide variety of experiences including patrol, investigations, training and ultimately Deputy Chief of Police.
Lou is a 26-year veteran of the U.S. Marines, retiring as a CWO-4. In addition to his service in Vietnam he was activated for Desert Storm and Desert Shield and has received numerous military awards including the Naval Commendation Medal. Lou began his career as a police officer with the City of Waukegan, Illinois assigned to the patrol division. He was later assigned to the detective bureau for nine years and as a juvenile officer for one year. Lou also served as the Commander of the elite Lake County Major Crime Task Force. The task force works on major criminal investigations relating to homicides, kidnappings, and police-involved shootings. During his career, he has conducted thousands of interviews and interrogations. Most noteworthy, Lou has obtained over 80 homicide confessions during his career with only three instances where he was unable to obtain a confession from the homicide suspect.
Lou delivered Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates, Inc. (WZ) seminars since 1997 to police and private security organizations throughout the country, as well as internationally in locations such as Tokyo, Japan. He has been a guest speaker on programs such as the Discovery Channel, Real Detective and America’s Most Wanted. Lou’s work was recently featured in a Dateline NBC story about convicted child molester Arthur Ream and the unsolved 22-year old murder case of a 13-year old girl in Eastpointe, Michigan. Lou and Wicklander-Zulawski interviewers assisted local law enforcement with the non-confrontational interrogation of the suspect. Their joint efforts resulted in a first-degree murder conviction, a mandatory life sentence without the possibility of parole, and the subsequent recovery of the victim's body.
In addition to his TV appearances, Lou has been a guest speaker for the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis, Missouri State Police Annual Homicide Symposium and ILEETA Conference.
Lou graduated from Northeastern Illinois University with a B.A. degree in English and Physical Education and is a Certified Forensic Interviewer (CFIâ). To qualify for this distinction, a person must pass a standardized examination, which covers a series of topics regarding the interviewing and interrogation process. The CFIâ demonstrates understanding of legal aspects of interviewing and proficiency in interview preparation, behavioral, analysis, accusatory and non-accusatory interviewing, documentation, and presentation of findings. The objective of this certification program is to create comprehensive, universally accepted professional standards combined with an objective measure of an interviewer’s knowledge of those standards.
Lou is a member of numerous professional and training organizations including the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA), International Homicide Investigators Association, the International Narcotics Officers Association and an honorary member of the Western States Cattlemen's Investigators Association.
Host: Beverly Hills Public Safety
Location: 18600 W. Thirteen Mile Road Beverly Hills, MI 48025 Get Directions
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