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Thu, May 30


Colorado Springs Police Department

MCTC Detecting Danger

This one-day course is designed to provide the necessary training for successfully detection of the verbal and nonverbal clues transmitted by offenders who are anticipating the use of violence. THIS IS AN OFFICER SAFETY COURSE *No Lodging/Per Diem*

MCTC Detecting Danger
MCTC Detecting Danger

Time & Location

May 30, 2024, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Colorado Springs Police Department, 950 Academy Park Loop, Colorado Springs, CO 80910, USA

Class Description

At the conclusion of this training our participants will: 

  • Identify and overcome the three barriers the subconscious mind uses to avoid cooperation or inhibit dialogue 
  • Understand the basics of gathering information and the rules for detecting deception in conversation 
  • Utilize a 10 step interview process and a 5 step scientific interrogation process to gather information 
  • Understand how to successfully use question types to meet the individual needs of the listener  
  • Recognize the key verbal phrases that indicate deception is present and have responses to counter them  
  • Learn how to match specific themes with the wants, needs, strengths and weaknesses of a suspect 
  • Discover how to successfully use body language for rapport building and deception detection 
  • Realize the importance of using their own communication skills to encourage cooperation from others 
  • Analyze statements more successfully and utilize affirmative tactics to solicit truthful responses 
  • Articulate more successfully their process to avoid court challenges and to establish reasonable suspicion 
  • Appreciate the need to conduct oneself ethically and professionally in gathering information from others

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