3rd Edition

Practical Aspects of Interview and Interrogation, Third Edition

    450 Pages 100 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Techniques for interview and interrogation have become even more sophisticated and complex in recent years. With all chapters revised and expanded, the third edition of this bestselling book provides the latest information on establishing credibility as well as interpreting verbal and physical behavior, among other important topics. The text includes two new chapters that address juvenile interrogations and profiling. In addition, all of the existing chapters have been updated to reflect the current state of interrogation and interviewing techniques. This popular title remains essential for criminal justice professionals.

    Introduction/Overview of the Process

    Preparation and Strategy

    Legal Aspects

    Memory and False Confessions

    Interpretation of Verbal and Physical Behavior

    Causes of Denials


    Why People Confess

    Establishing Credibility/ The Accusation

    Reducing Resistance


    Obtaining the Admission

    Development of the Admission

    The Statement

    Ending the Interview

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Telephone Interviewing

    Specialized Interviews


    David Zulawski and Douglas E. Wicklander are co-founders of Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates Inc., of Downers Grove, Illinois.