Archive for July 7th, 2010

Jul 07 2010

Signs of Criminal Activity

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Here are some behaviors and traits that are mostly not themselves illegal, but may suggest that something is amiss.

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Jul 07 2010

Criminal Interviewing Strategies: Probing for Inconsistencies

While a criminal may have put some thought into creating a coherent story that’s hard to disprove, probing questions can move the conversation into areas where he has to make up a lie as he goes along.  The more you push for details, the harder it is to keep up a lie.  Here’s an excerpt of a fictional interview between an investigator and a criminal suspect.

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