Tag: investigative interview


Wicklander-Zulawski Awarded Contract by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for 60 Investigative Interviewing Training Seminars for Each of Next Three Years

Wicklander-Zulawski Awarded Contract by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for 60 Investigative Interviewing Training Seminars for Each of Next Three Years

Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates, Inc. (WZ) recently announced the company had been awarded a three-year contract by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to provide sixty (60) training seminars annually. The two-day custom course is designed to provide comprehensive training in multiple interviewing techniques with a focus on obtaining truthful   Read More


The Voluntary Confession Is Critical

The Voluntary Confession Is Critical

Using threats or promises—whether implicitly or explicitly—in an investigative interview is a questionable practice. Not only does the use of threats or promises to a subject diminish an investigator’s professionalism, but an admission or confession obtained through one of these tactics may be considered untrustworthy or unreliable in criminal or   Read More


Should You Record an Investigative Interview with an Employee?

Should You Record an Investigative Interview with an Employee?

Should investigative interviews of potentially dishonest employees be recorded? Loss prevention executives offered a variety of opinions in the most recent Interviewing column in the July-August 2016 issue of LP Magazine.

In the column, David E. Zulawski, CFI, CFE, and Shane G. Sturman, CFI, CPP, enumerate concerns voiced by LP executives   Read More