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December 21, 2015
The use of deception during police interrogations American Military University - In Public Safety

The use of deception during police interrogations

Deception is considered unethical in most situations; however, most police detectives consider it an invaluable tool - Full Story
September 24, 2015
Setting up the interrogation: 5 accusation techniques for investigators John Bowden - On Language, Communication, and Leadership

Setting up the interrogation: 5 accusation techniques for investigators

This important phase of the investigation is not the presentation of evidence — it is where we advise the subject that we know (without a doubt) that they committed the crime - Full Story
September 24, 2015
How the ‘alternative question’ can get a suspect’s real intent Louis C. Senese - Interrogation Themes

How the ‘alternative question’ can get a suspect’s real intent

The investigator should make a transition statement about some fact which raises doubt that the crime was spontaneous and then pose an ‘alternative question’ that presumes the act was deliberate - Full Story
November 25, 2014
Why 'Tell me why you did it' is a failed technique Louis C. Senese - Interrogation Themes

Why 'Tell me why you did it' is a failed technique

Rather than ask the suspect why he committed the crime, tell him you believe you know why he did it — and offer your theme that psychologically (not legally) justifies, rationalizes, or minimizes the conduct - Full Story
July 31, 2014
How cops can use the 1-2-3 Approach to secure a confession Louis C. Senese - Interrogation Themes

How cops can use the 1-2-3 Approach to secure a confession

Asking a series of three hypothetical questions many times will result in obtaining the initial admissions of guilt to the commission of a crime - Full Story
June 05, 2014
2 more great interrogation techniques: The John Bowden - On Language, Communication, and Leadership

2 more great interrogation techniques: The "lying child" and the "logical approach"

People do not like to be pushed — they like to be involved in the process, and by their involvement, we can lead them to a confession - Full Story
March 27, 2014
How to get more suspect confessions by being a ‘car salesman’ John Bowden - On Language, Communication, and Leadership

How to get more suspect confessions by being a ‘car salesman’

A physical trigger can be all it takes to convince a suspect to tell us their story - Full Story
February 26, 2014
Why you should care about NY court's ruling on police deception Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

Why you should care about NY court's ruling on police deception

If courts across the land can’t agree, how is the average cop supposed to know what’s okay? - Full Story
February 26, 2014
Case law on police deception Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

Case law on police deception

In some ways, the law is unclear on what police deception is legal (or not). However, despite the conflicting... - Full Story
January 30, 2014
An interrogator's mindset: Louis C. Senese - Interrogation Themes

An interrogator's mindset: "It's not personal. It's business."

As John Reid told me, “A good interrogator is a good actor” — you have to convince the suspect that you’re on his side - Full Story



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