Interview & Interrogation Strategies Addressing Sexual Predators
This training is based on the book: Behavior, Truth and Deception by
Michael Napier (
click here to see book)
It is recommended that you purchase this text prior to the training as no
handouts will be provided for this training

This is PART-TWO of the training: 2013
COURSE CONTENT- 2-day training:
DAY 1
8:00 to 5:00 (Registration from 8-8:15)

Important Caveats about Interviewing
  • Discuss important cautions to investigating
    sexual offenses
  • Examine the limitations of investigative and
    interview process.

Understanding the Personality of the Violent &
Sexual Offender
  • Identify role of personality in violent offenses.
  • Examine how to effectively assess for
    personality traits
  • Discuss how to effectively deal with the
    sociopathic and psychopathic sexual offender

Interview & Interrogation Strategies
  • Examine effective strategies for interviewing
    sexual offenders.
  • Examine things to avoid during interview and
    interrogation that may jeopardize the process.
  • Discuss techniques including themes, planting
    seeds, reading minds, and third-person
    scenarios.
  • Identify interviewer traits leading to successful
    outcomes.
  • Identify interviewer traits leading to unsuccessful
    outcomes.
  • Discuss interviewing child molesters and cyber-
    sex offenders.
  • Examine how to engage in targeted subject
    interviews.
  • Examine how to address false reports of sexual
    assault.

Verbal & Nonverbal Strategies
  • Examine verbal and nonverbal strategies to
    enhance investigation of sex offenses.
  • Examine specific interview strategies.
  • Discuss specific techniques to control the
    interview.
  • Discuss effective strategies for detecting truthful
    versus deceitful responses.

** Victimology will be addressed throughout the
training
DAY 2
8:00 to 5:00 (Registration from 8-8:15)

Moving From Interview to Interrogation
  • Examine how to effectively move from the
    interview stage of investigation to interrogation.
  • Examine cognitive strategies to facilitate
    confession.

The Role of Fantasies
  • Describe and identify the role fantasies in sex
    crimes.
  • Examine the sexual fantasy continuum.
  • Discuss sexual preoccupation and role of
    pornography in sex crimes.

Analytical Processes & Statement Analysis for
Violent Crimes
  • Examine strategies to effectively assess the
    pattern of behavior demonstrated in the
    offense.
  • Examine how to utilize statement analysis and
    the importance of victimology.
  • Discuss analytical procedures that guide
    toward case closure.

Behavior-Oriented Interview of Victims: The
Key to Profiling
  • Examining the offender’s motivation.
  • Examine how the offender maintained control
    of the victim.
  • Discuss common sexual dysfunction of sexual
    offenders.
  • Examine important areas to address in the
    victim interview.

Case Discussion
  • Several cases will be discussed to highlight
    and apply the various typologies and
    investigative strategies.

** Victimology will be addressed throughout the
training
This training qualifies for 14 clock hours as required
by many national, state and local licensing boards and
professional organizations.

This course has been approved for 14 CEU hours by
the Minnesota POST Board and the Department of
Criminal Justice Services (DCJS-Virginia).
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1-day training
Additional topics may be added. Additional
content areas may include, but not limited
to:
  • What makes a sexual offender
  • Treatment Concerns
  • Medication Issues
  • Investigative Strategies
  • Dual Diagnosis & Violence
  • Intervention Strategies
  • Victim Concerns & Interventions
  • Assessment Strategies
Contact Mr. Johnson to customize your
own training.