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FS 130 Investigative Interview Techniques • 2 Cr.


Introduces the basic interview techniques used during criminal investigations. Students practice techniques for developing elements of a complete case report and for interviewing criminal suspects and witnesses. Prerequisite: FS 120 or permission of advisor.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Idenfity state and federal laws that address interviews.
  • Recall relevant questions for conducting criminal interviews
  • Demonstrate knowledge in recognizing truthful and untruthful responses to interview questions
  • Identify the verbal and non-verbal indications of lies and the signs associated with readiness to confess.
  • Describe the interview process.

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
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