eBook The Art of Investigative Interviewing, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0124115837
  • ISBN-13: 9780124115835
  • DDC: 363.25
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 196 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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The Art of Investigative Interviewing, Third Edition can be used by anyone who is involved in investigative interviewing. It is a perfect combination of real, practical, and effective techniques, procedures, and actual cases. Learn key elements of investigative interviewing, such as human psychology, proper interview preparation, tactical concepts, controlling the interview environment, and evaluating the evidence obtained from the interview. Inge Sebyan Black updated the well-respected work of Charles L. Yeschke to provide everything an interviewer needs to know in order to conduct successful interviews professionally, with integrity, and within the law. This book covers the myriad factors of an interview — including issues of evidence, rapport, deception, authority, and setting — clearly and effectively. It also includes a chapter on personnel issues and internal theft controls.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Mission Statement.
About the Author.
1: So You Want to Be an Investigative Interviewer?.
2: Ethical Standards and Professionalism.
3: Preparation and so Much More.
4: Deception and the Interview.
5: Evidence.
6: Public and Private Interviewing.
7: Rapport, Active Listening, and Other Techniques.
8: Authority.
9: Overview of the Interview Process.
10: Setting, Location, Intensity, and Approach in the Interview.
11: Questioning Techniques.
12: Internal Investigations and Controls.
13: Investigative Interviewing: One Hundred Things You Should Know.
14: Conclusion.