The Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services in partnership with the Washington/Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) is pleased to announce training in Interview and Interrogation April 25-27, 2017 at Newport News Police Department. This Three- day course is constructed specifically for law enforcement officers, and will provide instruction on the various disciplines of “detecting deception”. This course will utilize lecture and interactive learning techniques to engage participants in learning to read non-verbal body language, neurolinguistics, and introduce them to the newest form of conducting detailed analysis of verbal and written statements. This course is designed for all levels of experience, and is limited to 50 participants.
1. Identify the ten most common mistakes made by investigators
2. Describe the differences between an interview and interrogation
3. Describe the “fight vs. flight” syndrome and its effects on behavioral analysis
4. Perform analysis on verbal and written statements
5. Prepare a list of “open” and “closed ended” questions
6. Describe the cause and effects of the “false positive” and how to avoid same
7. Recognize the “evasive verbal response” and its affective antidote
8. Repeat the three (3) mandated questions of the “verbal lie detector”
9. Describe the importance of allowing a suspect to maintain their dignity
10. Conduct and describe the 12 steps of an interrogation
This training is open to all sworn law enforcement officers.
Partial In-service Credit (PIC) for law enforcement officers will be available.
Registration begins at 7:30 AM
Training will be from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM each day
Transportation, lodging, and meals are the responsibility of the student.
Cost and Registration
There is no registration fee to attend this training.
Pre-registration is required.
Please note that the DCJS registration system does not have the capacity to sort eligible from ineligible registrants. Therefore, anyone who registers will receive a confirmation. It is the responsibility of the DCJS assigned course director to review the roster and make a final determination on acceptance into the course. Registrants not accepted will be notified via the email address provided during registration.
No sessions available at this time or course is only offered online
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