The Reid Technique for Telephone Investigative Interviews

Presented by David M. Buckley, CRT

$99.00 / person
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In our new one-hour online video training program we detail how the core elements of the Reid Technique can be applied to telephone investigative interviews, covering the following topics:Identifying the goals of the interview; Preparation; Investigator demeanor; The structure of the interview; The opening – the introduction statement; Investigative questions; The initial open-ended question; The use of follow-up questions; Clarification questions; Direct questions; Vetting questions; Documenting the interview; Closing the interview; The evaluation of verbal and paralinguistic behavior to assess the credibility of the subject; Evaluating the subject’s attitude; The psychology of verbal behavior; Response content; Response latency; Response delivery; and, Continuity of response.

When a program is purchased the user has unlimited access for 30 days. If the user takes and successfully passes a 10 question exam they will be issued a Certificate of course completion.

Group Pricing

If an organization purchases 5 or more programs the cost is reduced to $89 per person. Additional discounts are available for purchases of 25 programs or more. To recieve the group discount add the item to your cart and adjust the quantity.
To learn more about available discounts contact Ms. Kim Everhart at 1-800-255-5747 ext 11 or by email at

The Instructor - David M. Buckley, CRT

Dave graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology, and went on to earn a Masters of Science degree from Reid College. He has been employed by John E. Reid & Associates, Inc. since 1981 and in that time has conducted over 8,000 interviews and interrogations. Dave is Director of our training program on 'Investigative Interviewing Techniques for Child Abuse Investigations'. He has been teaching interviewing and interrogation techniques for over 35 years at seminars throughout the United States and a number of international locations. He has written a variety of specialized training manuscripts, and has produced training videotapes, audio programs in the specialized area of interviewing and interrogation. Dave is the author of the book How to Identify, Interview & Motivate Child Abuse Offenders to Tell the Truth. 2nd Edition, (2016), and is co-author of the book, Electronic Recording of Interrogations, (2005). Dave's sense of humor, experience and engaging style of teaching has made him one of our leading instructors.