Tag: interview and interrogation


IAI Elite Training Day

IAI Elite Training Day

This is the main event of the year in the interview and interrogation community. Leading experts from across the globe attend Elite Training Day for exclusive training and networking opportunities.
This is the only event with a dedicated focus on honing the skills of the interviewer. Developed by IAI, this event   Read More


Is It Worth the Risk?

Approximately 29 percent of DNA exonerations across the United States since 1989 involved false confessions to the crime. The actual rate of false confessions will probably never be known for sure since ground truth is elusive in non-experimental settings. One thing is clear—false confessions are real.
Confrontation Equals Conflict
A combination of   Read More


Rapport-Building Techniques: The Power of Connection

Rapport-Building Techniques: The Power of Connection

As interviewers, we often share with colleagues how we fared with our various investigations and subsequent interviews. We spend a great deal of time discussing our favorite parts of the interview–the rationalization(s), handling the denial(s), and ultimately how and when we got the submission. However, one aspect of the loss   Read More


Interview and Interrogation Training: Taking Notes

Interview and Interrogation Training: Taking Notes

This week’s International Association of Interviewers interview and interrogation training tip provided by Wicklander-Zulawski, has Dave Thompson, CFI, discussing the importance of taking notes during an interview or interrogation.

Obviously, recording what happens during an interview or interrogation is extremely important to make sure you can substantiate what was said and   Read More


Interview and Interrogation Training: Withholding Evidence

Interview and Interrogation Training: Withholding Evidence

This week’s International Association of Interviewers interview and interrogation training tip provided by Wicklander-Zulawski, has Dave Thompson, CFI, discussing the importance of withholding key evidence during an interview or interrogation.

The term “withholding” really means keeping the information within the investigative resources, meaning you (and maybe your witness) is aware of   Read More