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
Subjects seeking to be deceptive overwhelmingly prefer closed-ended questions that let them get by with abbreviated statements whereas truthful individuals will mine their memories for the truth - Full Story
Dealing with suspects before and during arrest is one of the most dangerous elements of law enforcement. Sgt Garcia overviews some of his interview, cuffing and control techniques to safely effect arrest.
Dave Smith interviews Lou Tessmann about the importance of proper interview and interrogation techniques. They discuss the importance of establishing a rapport with the suspect, the ability to read body language, and to prioritize officer safety.
Ray Minor, Director of Training Operations at TASER International, shares information about the X2 with PoliceOne Editor in Chief Doug Wyllie. Some features include dual lasers, an immediate follow up shot and conscious design.