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Interview and Interrogation Training: Using the Participatory Approach

Interview and Interrogation Training: Using the Participatory Approach

This week’s International Association of Interviewers interview and interrogation training tip provided by Wicklander-Zulawski, has Dave Thompson, CFI discussing how to use the participatory approach during the interview.

The participatory approach is specifically used when there’s circumstantial evidence or that there’s a possibility that your subject might have an excuse, an   Read More


Words to Avoid during the Interview

Words to Avoid during the Interview

In this week’s WZ / IAI interview and interrogation training tip, Dave Thompson, CFI discusses the importance of word selection during an interview. As much as interviewers focus on non-verbal behavior, there is substantial influence that could be made with the type of words spoken.

Primarily, any words that are associated   Read More


People on the Move: June 2017

People on the Move: June 2017

Professional advancement and building a successful loss prevention career can mean many things to many different people. For some individuals it may mean reaching a top leadership position at a particular company, perhaps serving as a director or vice president of loss prevention/asset protection. For others, it may involve gaining   Read More


People on the Move: May 2017

People on the Move: May 2017

Professional advancement and building a successful loss prevention career can mean many things to many different people. For some individuals it may mean reaching a top leadership position at a particular company, perhaps serving as a director or vice president of loss prevention/asset protection. For others, it may involve gaining   Read More


Interview and Interrogation Training: Proper Dress for an Interview

Interview and Interrogation Training: Proper Dress for an Interview

In this week’s International Association of Interviewers interview and interrogation training tip provided by Wicklander-Zulawski, Wayne Hoover, CFI discusses the way that you should dress for your interview with a dishonest associate. The way that the interviewer dresses definitely matters. Every research interview conducted by Wicklander-Zulawski has the suspects mentioning   Read More


Interview and Interrogation Training: Identifying the Appropriate Rationalization

Interview and Interrogation Training: Identifying the Appropriate Rationalization

This week’s International Association of Interviewers interview and interrogation training tip provided by Wicklander-Zulawski, has Dave Thompson, CFI discussing identifying the appropriate rationalization during the interview.

When we rationalize with a subject, what we do is allow the subject to save face. We show understanding by realizing that sometimes good people   Read More