“Hosted by the Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Office Training Academy - May 18-19, 2015”
Course Duration: 16 hours Instructional Setting: Classroom
Instructor: Joseph “Joe” Hudock, Retired NCIS Special Agent, FLETC Certified Instructor, Interviewing/Interrogations, Terrorist Crime Scene Investigations, Criminal/Intelligence, Confidential Source Management
Joe retired as a Special Agent from the US Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) in 2008
after 22 years of service.Joe began his career investigating major felony offenses associated with
the US Navy and Marine Corps. He then transferred to the major fraud crimes unit where he
investigated fraud against the US government and associated offenses. In 2001, due to the major
terror events of 9/11, he was assigned to the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) in
Baltimore, MD. He worked in the International Terrorism Unit (ITU), which handled
all allegations and cases of terror activity in the United States and foreign countries. He did tours
of duty as a Human Source Handler in Iraq and Kuwait. He also did a tour of duty in
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba as an Interrogator of terrorist detainees. He has extensive overseas
investigative and protection experience in different parts of the world. Throughout his career, he
also volunteered on numerous occasions to provide protective service to both foreign and United
States dignitaries. Joe worked as a contract instructor with the US State Department and taught
in numerous African and Middle East countries. Prior to his employment with NCIS, Joe was a
police officer in Westchester County, NY. In 2009, he also retired from the US Navy Reserve as
a Commander (Intelligence Officer), and is eager to assist today’s law enforcement with their
This course is designed to provide the law enforcement officer with the knowledge, skills, and techniques necessary when conducting criminal interviews and interrogations, with an emphasis on Miranda use, communication and listening skills, body language, as well as the importance of proper documentation of the interview or interrogation.
Interview or Interrogation?
The Purpose of an Interview
The Purpose of an Interrogation
Guidelines for Conducting and Interview or an Interrogation
Proper Locations to Conduct and Interview or an Interrogation
Planning and Preparing the Interview or Interrogation
Background Information; Knowing Your Case!
When is Miranda Required?
Does the Accused Have the Capacity to Understand Their Miranda Rights?
Has the Accused Invoked Their Miranda Rights?
How Many Investigators Are Too Many?
Practice Good Listening Skills
Ask Open Ended Questions
The Power of Persuasion
Documenting the Interview or Interrogation
What to Avoid When Conducting an Interview or an Interrogation
Who Has the Authority to Offer a Deal?
Practical Exercises with Students
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