The Art of Investigative Interviewing book cover

The Art of Investigative Interviewing

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.

Investigators and security professionals; law enforcement officers, private investigators, psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and students in criminal justice.

Paperback, 196 Pages

Published: January 2014

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-12-411577-4


  • Preface by Pat Clawson
    Foreword by Lawrence Fennelly and Louis Tyska
    Chapter 1 So You Want to be an Investigative Interviewer?
    Chapter 2 Ethical Standards and Professionalism
    Chapter 3 Preparing for the Interview
    Chapter 4 Deception in the Interview
    Chapter 5 Evidence
    Chapter 6 Public and Private Interviewing
    Chapter 7 Rapport
    Chapter 8 Authority
    Chapter 9 Overview of the Interview Process
    Chapter 10 Setting, Location, Intensity, and Approach in the Interview
    Chapter 11 Questioning Techniques
    Chapter 12 Internal Controls Introduction Internal Theft Controls and Personnel Issues
    Chapter 13 100 Things You Should be Aware of as an Investigative Interviewer


advert image