Science Based Interviewing/Interrogation &
Pretext Phone Call Techniques

In this course, you will learn science-based interviewing & interrogation techniques. You will also learn about utilizing pretext phone calls as part of your investigations.

Topics Covered

  • Suspect Interviews
  • Victim and Witness Interviews
  • Difference Between Interview Models
  • Science-Based Interviewing
  • Beheler & Miranda Interviews
  • Pretext Phone Calls – Techniques & Tactics

Northern California

DATE: Friday October 13th, 2023
TIME: 0800-1700
LOCATION: Fremont Police Department, 2000 Stevenson Blvd, Freemont CA 94538
INSTRUCTOR: Sergeant Joe Preciado, Ventura County Sheriff’s Office

Southern California

DATE: Monday October 23rd, 2023
TIME: 0800-1700
LOCATION: Fontana Police Department, 17005 Upland Ave, Fontana CA 92335
INSTRUCTOR: Sergeant Joe Preciado, Ventura County Sheriff’s Office

About The Instructor

Sergeant Preciado has been with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office for 29 years. He has worked a variety of assignments within his agency, including the Training Center and Sexual Assault, Child Crimes & Internet Crimes Against Children Unit. He has instructed 38 different topics throughout his career. He has instructed at the California Sexual Assault Investigators Association Annual Training Conference, the California Narcotics Officers Association (CNOA) Conferences, the International Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Conference, and the National Animal Cruelty Prosecution Conference. Sergeant Preciado achieved his bachelor’s degree from Union Institute and University and is working on his master’s degree through California Coast University.


Course Cost: $49

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