How do LP practitioners deal with the pressures of conducting internal theft interrogations in a forthright and honest way?What are the boundaries when it comes to obtaining an admission? Read More
Tag: loss prevention interrogation
BACKGROUND: Several years ago, the team at Wicklander-Zulawski was asked to discuss the history of interrogation at a conference along with its present situation and possible implications for the future.
When we originally began thinking about this project, we thought it might be as simple as doing a book report relating Read More
By Peter Chie
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 prevention Read More
We have all dealt with and perhaps made threats and promises in our everyday lives. “You kids cut it out. Don’t make me stop this car!” “If you don’t finish what’s on your plates there will be no dessert.” “When you’ve cleaned your room we’ll go for ice cream.” “If Read More
Negotiation tactics are synonymous with terms ranging from compromise and mediation to haggle and interrogation. It is not difficult to argue the fact that interrogations represent the hardest form of negotiating. When people enter into negotiations or mediations, they understand they may need to sacrifice some of their interests in Read More
Let’s consider the context under which an individual decides to lie. First and foremost is the deceptive individual’s fear of detection. The fear of detection in a theft investigation, for instance, alters the person’s physiological and psychological perception of the world. Physiologically, the body prepares to either fight or flee Read More