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To Lie or Not To Lie

Years ago I had an interview with a police department for a forensic position.  I had already been fingerprinted, interviewed by the supervisor, had an in-depth background meeting with the background investigators trying to catch me in a lie from … Continue reading

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Former Homicide Detective Shares How He Got Criminals to Talk

It is always exciting to come upon an article about someone whose career offers me insight and inspiration as I constantly strive to learn more about criminal psychology and use that knowledge to be a better writer. For this reason, … Continue reading

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Art of Interrogation

A sweating suspect under the scrutiny of an overzealous cop is what comes to mind during an interrogation at a police station.  There are actually many other ways to get a suspect to spill the beans and to read their … Continue reading

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The Eyes Tell a Story

I think we all can agree that you can tell a few things about a person just from their eyes.  Some people have sad eyes, sparkly eyes, sleepy eyes, or even happy eyes. Do you find that you’re attracted more … Continue reading

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The Skillful Art of Interrogation

As with many things these days, the word “interrogation” has been replaced with “interview”.  I like to call it what it is, an interrogation.  Interrogative procedures are used to obtain a confession, admission of guilt, or illicit helpful information from … Continue reading

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