Interviewing and Interrogation / Edition 1

Interviewing and Interrogation / Edition 1

by Don Rabon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0890894884

ISBN-13: 9780890894880

Pub. Date: 03/01/1992

Publisher: Carolina Academic Press

The goal in an interrogation, or in any situation where a person with information might be uncooperative, is to effect a transition in willingness -- ethically and legally. A successful interrogation becomes, in fact, an interview when the subject grows willing to yield details freely and honestly. In order to initiate this transition, the interrogator/interviewer…  See more details below

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The goal in an interrogation, or in any situation where a person with information might be uncooperative, is to effect a transition in willingness -- ethically and legally. A successful interrogation becomes, in fact, an interview when the subject grows willing to yield details freely and honestly. In order to initiate this transition, the interrogator/interviewer must understand the subject's motivation, the basics of effective inquiry, and techniques of ethical and legal persuasion. They must also recognize the process by which those interviewed can deceive - and how deception can be detected. This book demonstrates to interviewers the fundamentals of effective inquiry. Rabon has divided the text into six chapters. Each chapter is organized around the concept of process, which indicates that there is a way to proceed and that the procedure involves specific steps. Each of the first five chapters is followed by a series of questions and is accompanied by an appendix containing exercises designed to reinforce the concepts contained in the chapter. The sixth chapter provides an opportunity to apply the inquiry and persuasion techniques developed in previous chapters to the transcript of an actual interview. The new edition will place added emphasis on the interview process and the requisite skills of the interviewer. The questioning portion will be expanded as well as the detecting deception portion. In the end it will be a text that places more emphasis on the how to.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780890894880
Publisher:
Carolina Academic Press
Publication date:
03/01/1992
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
206

Table of Contents

Introduction3
1Rapport: The Foundation Process5
Interviewing and Interrogation: What's the Difference?5
The Mind as a Computer12
The Operation of the Human Computer - The Brain15
Changing Sensory Operations: Why and How19
Observing the Three Different Sensory Channels25
Visual Eye Movements25
Auditory Eye Movements30
Sensation Eye Movements34
Purposefully Establishing Rapport37
Determining the Existence of Rapport39
Influencing Through Rapport41
2Motive: The Explanation Process (Why People Do What They Do)51
3The Process of Inquiry69
Aspects of Inquiry69
Control69
Plan71
Questioning: The Instruments of Inquiry72
The Interviewing Sequence93
4The Persuasion Process99
5The Process of Deception131
Indicators of Dissimulation and Simulation138
Subject's Physical Symptoms as Deception Indicators139
Subject's Verbal Responses as Deception Indicators141
Advantages of Simulation and Dissimulation143
Disadvantages of Simulation and Dissimulation144
6The Process of Totality (Putting It All Together)167
Examination of the Interview179
Notes187
Appendix A: Sensory Classifications193
Appendix B: MacDonald Transcript195
Appendix C: A Riddle Within a Dream199
Appendix D: Planning Form203
Appendix E: Evaluation-Record Form205

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