Bruce Pitt-Payne retired in 2017 after 26 years with the RCMP where he was a major crime investigator and interview specialist (adult and child). He is currently an internationally-recognized investigative consultant and interview trainer. He is a licensed private investigator in British Columbia.
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The witness, victim and suspect all have conflicting agendas. The interviewer methodically blocks opportunities to later “evolve” testimony.
It is important for investigators to keep current with new, scientifically supported interview techniques and emerging research such as the detection of deception to guide the quest for truth.