Interview and Interrogation Principles


This 12-hour course (8 hours of instruction on August 9 and 4 hours on August 10) will cover the following topics:

  • History of the detection of deception
  • Physiological basis of detection of deception
  • Proxemics (relationship of interviewer to individual)
  • Neuro-linguistic programming
  • Qualities of a good interviewer/interrogator
  • Verbal and non-verbal traits
  • Introduction to statement analysis
  • Diagnostic interviewing
  • Steps of the interrogation
  • Theme development
  • Cognitive interviewing
  • Role playing (practical application of principles)