Course Length: 2 days (16 hours)

MCTFT Coordinators: Gail Walker (727-344-8020)

The goal of this course is to provide the military and law enforcement investigator with the knowledge and skills to develop and conduct successful information-gathering for all aspects of transnational criminal investigations. The concepts of interviewing and interrogation come packaged in many different forms and under many different names in today’s investigative environment. This class brings these elements to the forefront and when applied interactively with ongoing experience, it will enable the participants to greatly increase their success rate for obtaining information related to terrorism, transnational drug operations and counter terrorism financial investigations.

Course Objectives

  • To gain or update skills needed for information-gathering from subjects involved in a crime.
  • To obtain truthful information.
  • To identify interview guidelines.
  • To learn to establish a normal baseline and search for changes in behavior.
  • To use verbal analysis for listening.
  • To use behavioral analysis.
  • To design interrogation plans.

Overview of topics

  • Conducting Police Interviews
  • Creating the Optimal Interviewing Environment
  • Interrogations: The Human Response
  • Verbal Analysis: Listening for Clues
  • Verbal Content: Encoding/Decoding
  • Behavioral Analysis: Verbal/Non-Verbal
  • Conducting Defense Proof Interrogations

Course Schedule and Contacts:

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