Day: August 2, 2017

Blog_ Interviewing Children

Your police training will provide you useful guidelines for conducting interviews with various groups of people with special needs, including children. When interviewing a child, take particular care when selecting the setting and planning the direction your questions will take. Be aware of possible pitfalls: You don’t want to re-traumatize a child who’s been victimized, and you don’t want the information to be compromised because the child is intimidated or confused by your questions.