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Proper interviewing and interrogation techniques can significantly affect the success of an investigation. This new edition of a bestseller explores the complex challenges of basic and advanced interview and interrogation techniques, focusing on determining behavior from body language, speech, and written statements. Principles of Kinesic Interview and Interrogation, Second Edition includes findings from the author's research project on demeanor, credibility, and interview and interrogation behavior conducted through the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and funded as part of a special project by the U.S. Government. These findings were presented at the American Psychological Association meeting, which shows the reach of the subject outside of the typical forensic and law enforcement markets.
How do you interpret a person's behavior during their interview? Some people say it's an innate quality that can't be taught. But anyone who's read Stan Walters' Principles of Kinesic Interview and Interrogation knows that is FALSE. The overwhelming success of the first edition and the numerous success stories credited to the book prove that the art of kinesic interview, or behavioral analysis, is indeed learnable, and Walters shows you how to master it. ·50% MORE PHOTOGRAPHS·EXTENSIVE REFERENCES·MORE BACKGROUND INFORMATION·THREE NEW CHAPTERS!Why are some interviewers more successful than others? Why do certain techniques work only part of the time? Why did the subject confess? Why didn't he confess? With information based on firsthand observations from over 900 interviews and interrogations, Principles of Kinesic Interview and Interrogation, Second Edition provides even more insight than the bestselling first edition into how people behave during interviews, what their behaviors reveal, and why they exhibit those mannerisms. New in this edition:·Extensive references, including law enforcement magazines, peer reviewed scientific journals, articles, papers, and texts·50 percent more high quality photographs depicting various nonverbal symptoms described within the text·Coverage of the advances in the area of kinesic statement analysis, with more background information and representative examples·Discussion of the phenomenon of false confessions, including contributing factors and avoiding pitfalls·A new chapter addressing the basic concepts of interview and interrogation, making the book more rounded and suitable for beginners·A short section on schizophrenia, brain disease,clinical depression, and suicidal personalities and their behaviorsExplore the complex challenges of basic and advanced interview and interrogation techniques. Determine behavior from body language, speech, and written statements. Thousands of readers gained invaluable skills from the first edition. With the techniques presented in Principles of Kinesic Interview and Interrogation, Second Edition, you too can discover the key to successful interview and interrogation.
|About the Author|
|1||Basic Kinesic Principles||7|
|2||Fundamentals of Productive Interviewing||23|
|5||Practical Kinesic Information Recovery and Statement - Credibility Assessment||85|
|7||The Stress-Response States||209|
|8||Kinesics of Excluded Subjects||233|
|9||Primary Dominant Personality Types||255|
|10||Understanding, Avoiding, and Reducing the Risk of False Confessions||287|
|11||The Practical Kinesic Interrogation||299|
|App. 1: Selection, Use, and Training of Interpreters||327|
|App. 2||Review of Practical Kinesic Principles||333|