Investigative interviewing of sex offenders.- Psychological processes underlying true and false confessions.- Cops and question kids in the interrogation room.- Between investigator and suspect: The role of the working alliance in investigative interviewing.- Interview techniques in International Criminal Court and Tribunals.- A training program for investigative interviewing of children.- Success within criminal investigations: Is communication still a key component?.- Investigative interviewing and training: The investigative interviewer apprentice.- When in interviews to disclose information to suspects and to challenge them?.- The inconsistent suspect: A systematic review of different types of consistency in truth tellers and liars.- Human intelligence interviewing and interrogation: Assessing the challenges of developing an ethical, evidence-based approach.- Prosecutors' perceptions on improving child witness interviews about abuse.
This edited volume reviews the latest research on investigative interviewing in order to provide insights on the psychological processes of the person being interviewed as well as to offer guidelines for conducting credible and useful interviews. Critical and controversial areas are highlighted (eg. false confessions, child interviewing) in order to bring clarity to how these interrogations are to be conducted. Chapters focus on these areas to provide comprehensive views of theoretical, evidence-based background, as well as practical considerations of interrogation settings and procedures. The contributors are internationally respected scholars in the field of psychology and law with particular expertise in the interviews that are critical to legal proceedings. And attention is given to the criminal justice system in international perspective.
Includes qualitative and quantitative research findings
Provides empirically-based recommendations for interviewers
Covers cultural considerations in interviewing
Highlights controversial areas such as false confessions and child interviewing