Catalogue 2014 - 2015

CJ 313 Criminal Justice Interviewing and Interrogation


3 cr.


PSY 101 or SO 101 or CJ 101, and any 200 level CJ courses, or permission of the instructor.

Course Description

This course focuses on the art of inquiry and persuasion. The aim of the course is to complement standard techniques of communication while offering options for eliciting information. Interviewing procedures for obtaining statements from children and difficult adult populations are explored. Emphasis is on investigative methodologies consistent with federal and state constitutional principles.