R4 Advanced Criminal Interview and Interrogation- Idaho Falls

Course Number: R4227

Course Description:

Utilize practical exercises, new concepts/techniques and psychological principles to enhance the law enforcement officer’s ability to obtain legally acceptable confessions and to tailor their criminal interviews for maximum advantage.

This comprehensive workshop teaches a broad range of proven techniques to help you identify the truth and obtain quicker admissions from the guilty and close more successful cases.

The techniques discussed in this program will have application in all types of polygraph and investigative interviews an individual conducts where truthfulness is critical. This includes, but is not limited to interviewing victims and witnesses, as well as individuals suspected of being involved in acts of wrongdoing. This interactive workshop allows participants to work through actual case studies applying techniques taught by the instructor in real-world situations.

Practice your interview and interrogation skills in a workshop environment, learn to assess verbal and non-verbal behavior and become more effective on the focus of an investigation and obtaining reliable information.  Gather a variety of non-confrontational interview and interrogation techniques to overcome resistance of victims, witnesses and criminal offenders.

SEMINAR TOPICS INCLUDE:

· Causes of Denials

· Dealing with Difficult Subjects

· Cognitive Interviewing

· The Participatory Method

· Development of the Admission

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

This is ideal for Police Officers, Detectives, Investigators, Prosecutors, Major Crime Task Force Members, Coroners, Medical Examiners, and First Responders. To register for this program, a participant must have previously attended the WZ Seminar on Criminal Interview & Interrogation or other formal interview and interrogation training.

BECOME MORE EFFICIENT AND EFFECTIVE IN:

· Communicating and building trust with community members

· Choosing the most appropriate method for each case and subject

· Obtaining the truth more quickly and accurately

· Substantiating and closing more successful investigations

· Ensuring statements will be admissible at trial

Pre-requisite

Attendees must have successfully completed the WZ Seminar on Criminal Interview and Interrogation.

Dates: August 20, 2021

Times: 0800-1600

Credit Hours: 7

Location: Idaho Falls Police Department Training Annex, 740 Park Ave., Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Cost: Early registration (ends May 17)- $270, Regular price (ends July 20)- $295, Late price $315

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:

Instructor(s): Wicklander-Zulawski Instructor Tom McGreal

Remarks: To register for this course call 800-222-7789 or click the REGISTER LINK

R4 Criminal Interview and Interrogation- Idaho Falls

Course Number: R4227

Course Description:

This 3-day seminar is designed to teach and reinforce the sound fundamentals of the interview and interrogation process for the professional investigator.  This training course offers a broad range of cutting-edge methods and proprietary tools to conduct more effective interviews and interrogations, resulting in identifying the truth more efficiently and with less resistance.

Learn to assess verbal and non-verbal behavior and become more effective on the focus of an investigation and obtaining reliable information.  Gather a variety of non-confrontational interview and interrogation techniques to overcome the resistance of victims, witnesses, and criminal offenders.

Using actual investigations, this course offers a diverse collection of case studies to provide strategic tactics to establish guilt and prosecute the offenders.

SEMINAR TOPICS INCLUDE:

· Room Setting and Preparation

· Interpretation of Verbal and Physical  Behavior

· Selective Interview Technique

· Fact-Finding Interview

· The Participatory Method

· False Confessions

· WZ Non-Confrontational Method

· Rationalizations

· Handling Denials

· Enticement Questions

· Development & Substantiation of the Confessions

· Elements of the Written and Formal Statements

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

This course applies specifically to agencies whose personnel may be called upon to interview or interrogate suspects, victims, informants or witnesses of criminal activity. Investigators and associated law enforcement professionals conducting these inquiries will learn to apply interview and interrogation techniques that most often will uncover the truth and bring these cases to a successful conclusion.

BECOME MORE EFFICIENT AND EFFECTIVE IN:

· Communicating and building trust with community members

· Choosing the most appropriate method for each case and subject

· Obtaining the truth more quickly and accurately

· Substantiating and closing more successful investigations

· Ensuring statements will be admissible at trial

Dates: August 17-19, 2021

Times: 0800-1600

Credit Hours: 21

Location: Idaho Falls Police Department Training Annex, 740 Park Ave., Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Cost: Early registration (ends May 17)- $470, Regular price (ends July 20)- $495, Late price $515

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:

Instructor(s): Wicklander-Zulawski Instructor Tom McGreal

Remarks: To register for this course call 800-222-7789 or click the REGISTER LINK

R4 Child Sexual Abuse Investigations- Idaho Falls

Course Number: R4210

Course Description:

This twenty-four (24) hours block of training is for professionals that are responders or investigators who responds to these complex calls that could take the professional on a stressful, emotional and personal journey.

Who Should Attend?

Professionals that will benefit from this training are law enforcement supervisors, training officers, patrol officers, investigators, new juvenile investigators, SRO, child protective services, CART Teams, District Attorneys and advocacy personnel.

Course Description:

We will look into this brutal crime and focus on the dynamics of child sex abuse. We will explain the differences between the different types of molesters and pedophiles that we will come in contact with everyday while working these cases. Incest and child prostitution will be looked into to show that these crimes are occurring more frequently than many want to believe. In the Psychological Makeup of Predators section of the training, we will examine several types of molesters and determine what is going on in their minds when they are in the awareness stage, fantasy stage, stalking stage and eventually the molestation stage. All these topics will be covered and a lot more.

Dates: November 3-5, 2021

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 24

Location: Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office, 577 D St., Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Cost: $300.00

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:

Instructor(s): Brent Tharpe

Remarks: To Register For This Course:

Go to www.tharpeconsulting.com and click on the Event Calendar or contact Brent Tharpe at 731-287-1962.

Make Checks Payable To:

Tharpe Consulting, checks can be mailed to 325 Burch Rd. – Dyersburg, TN 38024. We also accept credit cards through PayPal. All attendees will receive a training manual and a certificate of completion.

Hotel Information:  

Residence Inn by Marriott Idaho Falls – 635 West Broadway – Idaho Falls, ID 83402 – 208-542-0000 – $96.00 + tax – to get rate, ask for a room from Tharpe Consulting block of rooms.

R2-227 Reid Investigative Interview and Interrogation-Boise-040621

Course Number:  R2 -227

Description: The Reid Technique of Investigative Interviewing & Advanced Interrogation

A 4-day comprehensive program on THE REID TECHNIQUE® process. We have integrated all of our material from our standard 3-day program and our 1-day advanced program into a single presentation using one outline book to give participants a complete presentation of THE REID TECHNIQUE®.
LEARN HOW TO:
Interpret verbal and non-verbal behavior to assess the credibility of a victim, witness or suspect’s statements.
How to use behavior provoking questions in the interview process.

How to use THE REID NINE STEPS OF INTERROGATION® to:

Develop interrogation strategies
Develop themes (persuasive statements)
Develop the alternative question to elicit the first admission
Handle the more defiant subject and ‘overcome objections’; address the subject’s fears; move past the subject’s denials and motivate the subject to want to tell the truth.

Reid flyer 040621 pdf

Date:    April 6-9, 2021

Time:   0800-1500

Credit Hours:  24 hours

Location:    

Boise Police Department
Sawtooth Auditorium
333 North Mark Stall Place
Boise, Idaho 83704

 

COST:     $575.00    Payable to Reid & Associates

Early registration: Before March 6—$525 (Code EARLY$50)

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:    March 30, 2021

Instructor:  TBD

Registration Details:   REGISTER ONLINE www.reid.com

for further assistance contact Julie Rock 855-479-3959 or e-mail  jrock@reid.com


Remarks:    Do not send registrations to POST.

For training facility information or hotel recommendations,
e-mail
or call Julie Rock Reid & Associates

or e-mail Boise PD LE Training Coordinator;  Desiree LeClair

A(R1-2-3-4) 227 Reid Investigative Interview and Interrogation-Template

Course Number:  R-227

Description: The Reid Technique of Investigative Interviewing & Advanced Interrogation

A 4-day comprehensive program on THE REID TECHNIQUE® process. We have integrated all of our material from our standard 3-day program and our 1-day advanced program into a single presentation using one outline book to give participants a complete presentation of THE REID TECHNIQUE®.
LEARN HOW TO:
Interpret verbal and non-verbal behavior to assess the credibility of a victim, witness or suspect’s statements.
How to use behavior provoking questions in the interview process.

How to use THE REID NINE STEPS OF INTERROGATION® to:

Develop interrogation strategies
Develop themes (persuasive statements)
Develop the alternative question to elicit the first admission
Handle the more defiant subject and ‘overcome objections’; address the subject’s fears;
move past the subject’s denials and motivate the subject to want to tell the truth.

Date:

Time:   0800-1500

Credit Hours:  hours

Location:    

 

COST:     $575.00    Payable to Reid & Associates

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:  May 11, 2020

Instructor:

Registration Details:   REGISTER ONLINE www.reid.com

for further assistance contact Julie Rock 588-479-3959 or e-mail  jrock@reid.com


Remarks:   

Do not send registrations to POST.

For training facility information or hotel recommendations,
e-mail
or call

 

R4 Shooting Incident Reconstruction- chubbuck

Course Number: R4228E

Course Description:

Modern investigators are frequently faced with the investigation of incidents involving the discharge of firearms.  Whether the incident is a criminal act, an act of self-defense, or the use of deadly force by law enforcement, the outcome of these investigations often has far-reaching consequences.  It is essential that investigators effectively and accurately analyze these scenes so facts surrounding these incidents can be demonstrated in a court of law or where otherwise required.

This comprehensive 5-day (40-hour), Shooting Incident Reconstruction course is specially designed for case officers/investigators, forensic technicians, crime scene analysts, and others involved in shooting incident analysis.  Through both lecture and practical exercises, students will learn and practice shooting scene reconstruction methodologies and evaluate positions and evidentiary relationships between the shooter, scene, victim and other evidence.

All main concepts are reinforced through hands-on practical exercises using historically-based case scenarios.  * Includes exercises conducted at a shooting range.

Class Requirements:

Course is designed to develop knowledge and hands-on experience for shooting incident scene analysis.    Prior investigative or crime scene experience and attendance at a previous Crime Scene Reconstruction Course is recommended but not required.  Attendees should bring a camera for documenting evidence and an electronic device with USB connection, preferably a laptop computer, to access and save digital handouts, case materials, and fillable forms used in lecture and practical exercises.

​Classroom and firearms range instruction and practical exercises include:

  • Firearms and ammunition design and function
  • Physics of projectile motion
  • Proper identification, documentation and organization of firearms-related evidence
  • Gunshot wound ballistics and interrelationships of wounds and other evidence
  • Determining muzzle to target distances
  • Mathematics for trajectory analysis in crime scenes
  • Application of the scientific method to field analysis
  • Reconstructing the shooting event through recognizing and correlating evidentiary relationships between evidence in the scene, forensic analyses, and subject/witness statements
  • *Trajectory analysis through rodding, laser, trigonometry and stringing
  • *Demonstration and analysis of bullet interactions with various materials including glass, metal, concrete, wood, motor vehicles, bone and dirt.  Commonly held perceptions will be challenged

This course has been approved for the following certification/re-certification training credits: IAI Crime Scene Certification Board – 40 and IAI Forensic Photography Certification Board – 2.

Dates: June 21-25, 2021

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 40

Location: Chubbuck Police Department, 5160 Yellowstone Ave., Chubbuck, ID 83202

Cost: $649.00

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:

Instructor(s): Garry Graff, Iris Graff,

Remarks: To register for this course, click the following link- https://www.tritechtraining.com/062121-SIR.html download the printable forms and follow the registration directions.

Recommended hotel-

La Quinta Hotel
1440 Bench Roa
Pocatello, ID 83201
208-234-7500

Booking Rate: $99 per night plus tax – Single/Double Occupancy

​Booking Info: Please call the hotel and mention the Shooting Reconstruction group to receive this special rate. Block expires 30 days in advance of the course.

R4 Bloodstain Pattern Analysis II Advanced Course- Idaho Falls

Course Number: R4114A

Course Description:

Prerequisites: 
Completion of the Level I course or any Basic BPA course meeting the requirements of the IABPA basic course syllabus.
Length:
A 40 hour course of instruction.
Purpose: 
The course will enhance basic skills and develop the novice to a core competency level required for independent analysis.

Course Completion Requirements:
The student must pass a comprehensive post-course test based on the text Bloodstain Pattern Analysis With an Introduction to Crime Scene Reconstruction 3rd Edition with a score of 80%.

Objectives:

  • Demonstrate the ability to use and apply scientific method.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply experimental design in support of bloodstain pattern analysis.
  • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate bloodstain patterns on clothing.
  • Recognize and demonstrate how Luminol and LCV are used to enhance latent blood patterns.
  • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate a complex bloodstain pattern scene.
  • Demonstrate the ability to present bloodstain pattern analysis conclusions in a logical written format.

Dates: May 24-28, 2021

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 40

Location: Bonneville County Sheriff’s Ammon Field Office, 3750 E. Lincoln Road, Ammon, ID 83406

Cost: $655.oo

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:

Instructor(s): Ross Gardner

Remarks: THERE ARE COURSE PER-REQUISITES. MAKE SURE TO REVIEW THOSE BEFORE REGISTERING.

 

Register via the Bevel, Gardner, and Associates website, located here- https://www.bevelgardner.com/calendar/2020/4/6/bloodstain-pattern-analysis-i-billings-mt-p7jak-6p55r

 

R4 FBI-LEEDA Conducting and Managing Internal Affairs Investigations- Idaho Falls

Course Number: R4700

Course Description:

FBI-LEEDA’s Managing and Conducting Internal Affairs Investigations certification course is a four and one-half day seminar focused on best practices related to effective internal control mechanisms calculated to promote enhanced agency accountability.

Consideration of the investigation, adjudication, discipline and arbitration/litigation phases of disciplinary matters makes the course relevant to more than just internal affairs investigators. Supervisors, managers and command staff in all government disciplines will benefit from the comprehensive overview of administrative subject matter that the course offers.

Treatment of attendee’s primary authorities, such as statutory bill of rights and other authorities  is emphasized, making the instruction relevant and pertinent. The presentation addresses policies and procedures, effective complaint processes, investigation of personnel complaints, administrative law, and disciplinary due process to promote proper, safe decision-making and provide for defensible outcomes in all phases.

FBI-LEEDA’s Managing and Conducting Internal Affairs Investigation certification course focuses on individual skill development, procedures and contemporary best-practices for conducting and managing not just internal investigations, but all phases of administrative procedure by law enforcement and other governmental disciplines.

The course of instruction addresses internal control processes, administrative procedure and agency accountability measures. The course content has value for all managerial and supervisory levels in law enforcement and other governmental disciplines (including, but not limited to corrections, correctional probation, fire service, human resources, and OIG entities).

Subject matter for this course includes:

  • Procedural due process considerations throughout the investigative, adjudicative, disciplinary and appellate phases
  • Fine-tuning agency policies and procedures to conform to national standards
  • Complaint processing that conforms to national standards and best practices for enhanced agency accountability
  • Proper and lawful investigation of misconduct allegations
  • Officer involved shooting and use of force investigations
  • Emerging technologies and their implications in administrative investigations
  • Fulfilling just cause throughout the phases and prevailing at arbitration
  • Application of statutory and contractual bills of rights

Dates: April 12-16, 2021

Times: 0830-1700 (half day on day five of the class)

Credit Hours: 28

Location: Bonneville County Sheriff’s Ammon Field Office, 3750 E. Lincoln Road, Ammon, ID 83402

Cost: $695.00

  • The registration fee includes the cost of the training and course materials; the fee does not include meals or travel expenses.
  • Sworn and professional law enforcement staff are welcome to all FBI-LEEDA classes.  You do not have to be a member to attend a class.
  • Each student must register for classes under their own Username and Account.
  • There are no prerequisites for this course.
  • A workbook will be provided; laptop is optional.
  • Dress is business casual.
  • This course is 28 contact hours.

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:

Instructor(s): TBD

Remarks: To register for this course, click the following link- https://fbileeda.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1426341

Cancellation Policy:  FBI-LEEDA, Inc. makes every attempt to complete all of our scheduled courses, however, we may have to postpone or cancel any course because of insufficient paid enrollment, host agency request, or for any unforeseen circumstance, such as weather or illness. If FBI-LEEDA postpones or cancels a course, the student will have the option of enrolling in another course or be refunded the course registration fees in full. Re-enrollment must be done within 30 days from date of cancellation or a refund will be issued. FBI-LEEDA is not responsible for any travel costs or fees incurred by the student for any cancelled or postponed course. A student may request to be withdrawn from any course by emailing the finance department at finance@fbileeda.org at least two business days prior to the start of the course. A $75 cancellation fee will be applied to refunds for student-initiated cancellations. Refunds will not be issued for no-shows. All registration fees must be paid in full prior to the start of the course.

R4 First Responders: Crime Scene Protection- Idaho Falls

Course Number: R4114

Course Description:

Learn to avoid contaminating crime scenes. First responders often help set the tone for the outcome at many crime scenes. A poorly protected crime scene can equate to an equally weak case. Your confidence in protecting crime scenes will increase to a new level.

Dates: April 26, 2021

Times: 0800-1630

Credit Hours: 7.5 hours

Location: Idaho Falls Police Department Training Annex, 740 Park Ave., Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Cost: $125.00

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:

Instructor(s): Steven McGibbon

Remarks: To register, contact Cindy at 435-650-1079 or email her at cindy@mobilecsa.com

R2-227 Advanced Interview and Interrogation-Boise

Course Number:  R2-227

Description:  Investigator Interviewing & Interrogation Advanced Concepts

Learn how to “Bullet Proof” your confessions.  Managing liability is a top priority in law enforcement today.  Completion of the classroom training provides the investigator with a firm grasp of effective and legal interview and interrogation techniques saving investigators time and resources as they gather the truth from victims, witnesses, and suspects to make the best possible law enforcement decisions possible. 

Participants will be able to immediately apply these techniques.  Alumni also receive ongoing support and are able to take advantage of our vast alumni network. 

Topics presented include:

  1. Predictable Human Behavior
  2. Gestures and Proxemics
  3. The Psychology of Deception
  4. Utilizing Polygraphs & C.V.S.A.
  5. Free-Format, Cognitive, and Elimination Interviews
  6. The 10-Step Plan to Successful Interrogations
  7. Practical, Hands on Applications of Techniques
  8. Learner centered activities
  9. Safeguards to prevent false admissions/confessions and confession contamination
  10. And much more with small group activities and discussions to highlight knowledge and application of techniques. 

40 hr Interview and Interrogation flyer

Date:   November 2-6, 2020

Time:   0800-1700

Credit Hours: 40 hours

Location:    

Ada County Sheriff’s Office
Entrance 3, Training Room A
7200 Barrister Drive
Boise, Idaho  83704

COST:     $499.00    Payable to Interviews & Interrogations Institute

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:  October 23, 2020

Instructor:    Charles ” Skip” Rogers

Registration Details:  Register and pay online at www.getconfessions.com.

Or send your check to: The Interviews & Interrogations Institute
                                               PO Box 805, Browns Valley, CA 95918 

Remarks:    Do not send registrations to POST.

For training facility information or hotel recommendations, contact Cydney Shubin,
Ada CSO Training Coordinator, e-mail
cshubin@adacounty.id.gov or call 208.577.3563