|THE AUTHORITIVE TEXT
Our book, 5th edition of the Criminal Interrogations and Confessions
book 2013, is considered by the courts and practitioners to be the
"Bible" for interviewing and interrogation techniques. The book has
been translated into Chinese, Japanese and Turkish.
State Police Officer Standards and Training Boards accredit and
oftentimes reimburse tuitions to officers attending John E. Reid and
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The national news media oftentimes contacts John E. Reid and Associates
as experts for our comments on stories involving detection of deception
issues. On many of the news magazine shows- 60 Minutes, Dateline NBC,
48 Hours and 20/20 – John E. Reid and Associates has been recognized as
the leader in the field of interviewing and interrogation training.
The accumulated experience level of our instructors exceeds 250 years,
during which time they have conducted over 75,000 interviews and
interrogations. Many of the staff hold a Masters of Science Degree in
the Detection of Deception.
On a daily basis our firm is retained to provide interviewing services
for businesses, law enforcement, attorneys and government agencies.
Our firm has developed a series of specialized courses that are the
exclusive proprietary property of the firm. These are programs that
contain copyright protected material that no other organization can
THESE PROGRAMS INCLUDE
The Advanced Course on The Reid Technique of Interviewing and Interrogation
The Reid Technique of Investigative Interviewing® for Child Abuse Cases
Hiring the Best: Applicant Interviewing Techniques and Strategies®
One of our most recent books, The Investigator Anthology, contains 11
chapters devoted to specialized interview, interrogation and
investigative techniques for specific types of criminal activity.
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
Our firm has conducted numerous studies on the detection of deception,
and has published extensively on the topic. In a few months you will
find a new section on our web site called "The Library" in which we
will reproduce many of our published articles and studies.
The Reid Institute, a membership of professional investigators, offers
a Certification program designed to enhance the investigative skills of
those who meet the rigid standards required to achieve certification.
Our website, provides investigators with timely legal updates, new
developments, and the monthly "Investigator Tip." and is used regularly
by prosecutors from around the country as a resource for proper
interview and interrogation techniques.
Not only do we guarantee satisfaction with our services and training
programs, but also because of the continued high quality of
instruction, hundreds of organizations require that all new staff
members attend one of our training programs. Here is a measure of the
success students have with The Reid Technique:
95% of the respondents to a survey of 2,000 Reid students reported that
using The Reid technique helped them to improve their confession rate
The majority of the respondents said they increased their confession
rate by more than 25%; almost a quarter of the respondents said they
increased their confession rate4s as much as 50%
97% of the respondents reported that using The Reid Technique increased their case resolution rates
100% of the respondents reported that they thought the benefits they
received attending The Reid Technique seminar was worth the investment
they made to attend the program
firm can design our material to meet the needs of your organization. We
have successfully customized our training programs for for numerous
business, law enforcement and government concerns.
VALIDATED TEACHING TECHNIQUES
University of Tennessee has carefully examined the quality and
effectiveness of our teaching techniques. Over 400 employees of the
Tennessee Department of Children’s Services attended our training
seminar, "The Reid Technique of Investigative Interviewing for Child
Abuse Investigations". The University of Tennessee administered a
pre-test examination to each participant before the training, and a
post-test examination to each participant following the training to
evaluate the effectiveness of the instruction. They found that "there
was a significant improvement for all groups trained."
REAL LIFE VIDEOTAPES
our seminars we show a wide variety of real life video taped interviews
and interrogations that include theft, arson, abduction, homicide,
sexual harassment, burglary and child abuse cases. These tapes can only
be shown at seminars conducted by John E. Reid and Associates, Inc.
Past participants who have attended our courses receive free consultation via e-mail inquiries through our web site.