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Investigative Interviewing - The Literature
This review provides an overview of investigative interviewing within policing. It may also be of interest to anyone who uses this type of interviewing on the job including insurance fraud investigators, lawyers, and government departments.
The review outlines the efforts made by police and psychologists in recent decades to: convey the importance of investigative interviewing; understand what happens in an investigative Interview; use psychological theories and research to find out what makes a successful interview; examine the effectiveness of various skills and Techniques; find a basic framework and rationale to underlie investigative interviews; and to produce guidelines on how to conduct interviews.