Seminar Title

Online-Electronic Recording of Interviews & Interrogations: Facts, Fiction & Fallacies

Dates of Events

02/09/2022 through 02/09/2022

Last Updated: 01/14/2022
Instructor(s): Stan Walters
Course Registration Fee: $150
Instructor Bio
Stan Walters
Stan B. Walters “The Lie Guy™”
Stan B. Walters has spent nearly 4 decades studying and researching the science of interview and interrogation. He is the author of
Principles of Kinesic Interview and Interrogation, 2d, ed., The Truth About Lying: How to Spot a Lie and Protect Yourself From Deception, and Practical Kinesic Interview and Interrogation® Pocket Guide. Stan maintains a personal library of 1500+ video taped interviews of inmates in 36 prisons in 17 states and one foreign country and the US Military Detention Barracks at Ft. Leavenworth.
Stan worked on ground breaking credibility research project conducted at John Jay College. The research was in association with the US Naval War College ,NYPD, and the Queens, Manhattan & Bronx District Attorneys’ Offices. He has also served as an interviewing and interrogation subject matter expert for Johns Hopkins University.
Stan has more than 50,000 hours on the platform as an instructor. Among others, he provides training for the National Security Agency and is an Adjunct Instructor for Defense Intelligence Agency – National Center for Credibility Assessment. He has trained US Army 1
st, 4th and 25th Infantries, US Army Special Forces, 101st and 82nd Airborne, 1 Cavalry & 1 Armored Divisions, Intelligence & Counter-Intelligence, and as a guest instructor at US Army CID - MP School. He has taught USAF OSI., SERE.,Security Forces, and US Navy EOD. Some other notable clients include Texas Rangers, US Postal Inspectors, Marshals Service, Secret Service – Polygraph, FBI – Polygraph, Treasury – Inspector General, DFW Airport SWAT, Texas Rangers SWAT, Texas D.P.S. SWAT, Kentucky, Nebraska, & Pennsylvania State Police, Kansas Bureau of Investigation, NASA Inspector General, New York State Police, Singapore Police Force & Military, US Courts, US Indian Police Academy, I.C.E., C.B.P., US C.I.S. International Association of Arson Investigators. Outside the US has has taught for UAE Police & State Security, Calgary Police Service, Canadian Fish & Wildlife, Canadian Securities Commissions. He has also conducted training in Australia, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Germany, Singapore, Russia, and South Korea.
Stan has regularly appeared on major US network news, and on France Channel One and Australia Today. He has been profiled twice on National Geographic and was host and technical advisor on the National Geographic special "The Science of Interrogation."

Course Objectives
Course Overview:
Group Viewing Encouraged: Pay 1 Registration Fee
·Multiple attendees can group view the training from one device only and each attendee will receive a certificate.
·ONLY the registered attendee will receive a link to join the training (Link will be sent 1-2 Days Prior to the Event)
Quiz & Certificates: Within 24 hours after the live broadcast the registered attendee will receive an email with:
·Quiz link that will need to be forwarded to each person in your group so they may print a certificate after completing the quiz. ·30 Days Access of the Recording (this link may be shared with with others in your department)
*** No Refunds After Class Link Has Been Sent***
Date: February 9, 2022
Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm (Eastern Time)

The NFL does it! So does the NBA, NHL, MLB and the NCAA! So why aren’t we recording all the critical details of our interviews and interrogations?
With increased attention to cases of wrongful conviction and contaminated statements, interviews of victims, witnesses, and suspects is receiving added scrutiny by both criminal and civil courts. This includes not only law enforcement but retail and corporate loss prevention as well. The consequences can be financially staggering!
The simple truth is that despite the sworn testimony of investigators that statements obtained from suspects are voluntary and not coerced, there are increasing legal challenges to show proof via electronic recording. As a result many agencies and several states are establishing policies that require recording of victim, witness and suspect interviews.
Even though the idea of mandatory recording of some interviews and interrogations has been around in since 1984, there are still some local, state and federal agencies that are still putting off their decision to record or not record.
This virtual training session will focus on some the facts, fiction and fallacies about the electronic recording on interviews and interrogations. Topics will include:
• Historical Background
• Policy Considerations
• Recording Procedures
• Preservation of Recordings
• Transcription Services
• Recording Applications
• Equipment Selection
• Static Installations

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