The Interviews and Interrogations process is a learned skill that is an absolutely necessity for investigators. In addition, it is important for patrol officers who conduct interviews almost daily without being aware of it. The ability to obtain good witness statements and confessions is
to building a strong court case.
In this eight hour class, attendees will learn the following:
- How to Prepare for an Interview
- The importance of Communication Issues
- Establishing the Setting
- Body Language
- Important Affecting Factors
- Fifth Amendment considerations
In addition, Role-playing and class participation will be incorporated as the instructor goes step-by-step in how to gain a confession from a difficult suspect.
Ramesh Nyberg is a retired police veteran of a 27-year law enforcement career with the Miami-Dade (FL) Police Department. He spent 21 of those years as a Homicide Investigator, working on death investigations of all kinds. He has travelled all over the U.S. and to several countries to interview witnesses and suspects. Ramesh was also a member of the MDPD Homicide's "Cold Case" Squad. Det. Nyberg has authored hundreds of articles for Police, Police and Security News, Law and Order, Law Enforcement Technology, and the Miami Herald. He was an instructor at Miami-Dade's Training Bureau, where he taught Homicide Investigation, Interviews and Interrogations, and Major Case Management. He retired in 2006, and taught Criminal Justice at a Miami high school, before opening his own private investigation agency.
All members of the criminal justice and legal community (sworn or non-sworn).
Students are encouraged to bring laptop computers but they are not required.
Includes instruction, class materials, and certificate of completion
Cancellations and Substitutions:
- Upon submission of this registration, participants are responsible for payment of this course.
Please note that if you do not attend, you are still responsible for payment.
- Substitutions may be made at any time by phone, e-mail or online at the registration site.
: CLAUDE A. PICHARD, Training Force USA