Training: Law Enforcement Interview Tactics

Dates & Locations (2 day class)

            Dover Class

When: September 26-27, 2022

Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Where: Dover, NH Police Department

46 Chestnut St, Dover, NH 03820



Law enforcement professionals routinely interview suspects, victims and witnesses in order to conduct a thorough investigation. An officer’s poor approach or lack of preparation can lead to negative results during the interview. GSPCC’s interview tactics class is designed to teach you how to properly prepare for an interview, as well as how to utilize a variety of tactics that can greatly assist you with obtaining a better and more truthful dialogue. Being a good interviewer requires you to have a variety of tactics and approaches. Law Enforcement Interview Tactics will help provide you with the tools you need to greatly increase your odds of a positive interview outcome.

This class will teach you:

  • Defining Interviews
  • Good Communication Skills
  • How We Communicate and Why
  • Perception vs. Reality
  • Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication
  • Defining Interview & Interrogation
  • Good and Bad Listener Characteristics
  • Bad Habits to Avoid
  • Characteristics of a Good Interviewer
  • Proper Preparation
  • Room Setup / Background Information
  • Interrogation Techniques & Approaches
  • Miranda: When? Why? Why Not?
  • Listening: Active Listening & Passive Listening
  • Assessing Behavior (Suspect, Witness, Victim)
  • Confrontations
  • Guiding Cooperative Encounter
  • Truthful Behavior vs. Deceptive Behavior
  • Themes and Theme Development
  • Handling & Controlling Denials & Objections
  • Approaching the Breaking Point
  • Analogies (More Themes)
  • Alternative Questions
  • Getting the Confession
  • Oral then Written Confessions
  • Breaking Down Suspect
  • Subliminal Non-verbal Selling
  • Self Confidence
  • Resistant Subjects
  • Selling to their emotions
  • Important points
  • Defense Mechanisms
  • Stress and Coping
  • Stress Related to Interviewing
  • Denial, Repression, Fantasy, Projection, Displacement, Rationalization, Etc.
  • Adjusting to Life Stresses
  • Plus much more!


Cancellation & Refund Policy

GSPCC has a 10-day cancellation policy. Any cancellations less than 10 days from the class start date will not be refunded. Because seating in our courses can be limited, we ask that all cancellations be made at least 10 days prior to the class start date.

We understand there may be exceptions due to unforeseen serious events. If your cancellation is due to a serious issue and is not within 10 days of the first day of the class, GSPCC staff will evaluate the circumstances and work with you on a refund.