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Interview and Interrogation Training

  • June 28, 2023
  • 8:00 AM
  • June 30, 2023
  • 12:00 PM
  • Port of Portland Headquarters Building, 7200 NE Airport Way, Portland OR 97218
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Class Title:

Interview and Interrogation

Target Audience:

Law Enforcement

Sponsoring Agency

Oregon Peace Officers Association and Port of Portland Police

Date and Time:

June 28 - June 30, 2023 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m    


$300 current OPOA member

$320 non-member (Includes 1-year OPOA membership for qualified applicants)

Training Location:

Port of Portland Headquarters Building, 7200 NE Airport Way, Portland OR 97218


Tim Randall

Sgt. Tim Randall (Retired) served with the Nampa Idaho Police Department for 31 years. He was assigned as a criminal investigator for 21 of those 31 years. As a lead investigator and supervisor, he conducted and assisted in hundreds of investigations. These include homicides, suicides, child abuse, rape, robbery and internal investigations.

Tim has been an Idaho POST certified instructor for over 25 years in interview & interrogation, SWAT, chemical munitions, child abuse, elder abuse and juvenile procedures.

Brief Overview:

Upon successful completion of this course, attendees will have gained the knowledge of:

  • Best Practices
  • Miranda, case law, and documenting interviews.
  • Profile of a Successful Interviewer
  • Basic skills needed for an interview and interrogation. Posture, eye contact, tone of voice, and building rapport.
  • Interview preparation
  • Room setting, case preparation, and background investigation.
  • The Interview Process
  • Question formulation, the don’ts of interviewing, telephone interviews, the cognitive interview, memory retrieval techniques, and corroboration process.
  • Behavioral Symptom Analysis
  • Physiological and psychological principles of behavior symptom analysis, and distinguishing deceptive response.
  • Behavioral Analysis Interview
  • A questioning process to elicit verbal and non-verbal indicators of truthful and deceptive responses.
  • The Interrogation Process
  • Interrogation theme, handling denials, signs of surrender, alternatives, and false confessions.

Contact Information:

Alicia Davis at (970) 412-4544 or training4@opoa.info.


Business Casual

COVID-19 Information OPOA will follow the current Covid-19 Measures  

Parking Information:

Plenty of Parking

Supplies Needed:

Items for note taking.

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