Written Statement Analysis




5 Days

About the Course

This course is geared towards the experienced and trained investigator, and focuses on the collection, detection, and discernment of the written statement from suspects, witnesses, victims, and subjects of interest. Investigators will learn effective techniques used to validate truth and reveal deception in the statements gathered during investigation and review actual case statements to practice and hone skills in exposing deception.

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