Specialized Crime Interviewing and Criminal Interrogation




5 Days

About the Course

This is a course designed for the experienced investigator to enhance interviewing skills through the use of systematic processes. Topics include fostering the collaborative process, control/flow of information, passive deception, and ensuring complete information exchange through the use of Case Fact Questioning*. Enhanced interrogation strategies will address the inquiry process, overcoming active and passive deception, persuasion, and unifying the process with the Solomonic Questioning Technique*. *Both of these techniques are copyrighted and trademarked by Dana B. Crawford.

Your Instructor

Crawford Training and Consulting

Dana Crawford is an instructor/developer of several investigative courses, including Interview and Interrogation, Written Statement Analysis, Enhanced Investigative Techniques, and Specialized Crime Interviewing and Criminal Interrogation. Dana is a 32 year veteran of law enforcement, having retired as Chief of Police of Boone Police Department in North Carolina.

Prior to becoming a chief of police, Dana worked as a deputy sheriff, a detective sergeant, and assistant chief of police. Dana is a certified criminal investigator, certified criminal interrogator and a graduate of the Criminal Investigator Academy at the North Carolina Justice Academy. Dana has been studying the art of interviewing suspects and detecting deception for over twenty five years. Dana is regularly requested by law enforcement agencies around the country to consult on interviews, statement analysis and cold cases. He holds a BAAS degree in Criminal Justice.

Crawford Training and Consulting