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Membership in the Reid Institute is open to all government, law enforcement, and private security investigators who share our commitment to learning and professionalism.
Reid Institute Members receive substantial member discounts on all John E. Reid textbooks, training materials, audio and video programs and training aids.
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Benefits offered to all associations who agree to notify their membership of our upcoming training dates and locations (in their geographic area) by email, webpage, newsletter and/or social media.
Under this GSA contract all U.S. federal government employees are eligible for reduced rates at our training programs.
The Reid Technique For Child Abuse Investigations On Demand Training - Part One
Common Characteristics, Attitudes and Behavioral Patterns of Child Abuse Offenders
The Reid Technique For Child Abuse Investigations On Demand Training - Part Two
The Investigative Interview – developing proper interview questions to be asked in child abuse investigations
The Reid Technique For Child Abuse Investigations On Demand Training - Part Three
The Reid Seven Steps of Positive Persuasion designed to motivate offenders who have been deceptive to reveal the truth about their abusive behavior
The Reid Technique for Human Trafficking Investigations On Demand Training
In this 75 minute online video training program, which includes a printable study guide, key elements of the Reid Technique are narrowly applied to human trafficking investigations.
The Reid Technique for Pre-Employment Interviewing Strategies On Demand Training
In this new 82-minute online video training program, which includes a 20-page Study Guide, we discuss a variety of strategies to enhance your skills conducting a pre-employment interview.
The Reid Technique for Telephone Investigative Interviews On Demand Training
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.
The Reid Technique for Patrol Officers On Demand Training
This on-line training program is designed to present tactics from the Reid Technique of Interviewing and Interrogation for Patrol Officers to use on the street.
The Reid Technique of Interviewing and Interrogation for Investigators On Demand Training
This seven part online training program was specifically designed for a wide variety of investigators, including law enforcement, government (both investigative and regulatory agencies) and the private sector.
The Reid Technique of Interviewing and Interrogation for School Administrators On Demand Training
This seven part program was specifically designed for school administrators. The material presented in this program will significantly enhance the interviewing skills of Principals, Assistant Principals, Deans or any other school administrator who investigates student and/or staff misconduct or wrongdoing.
Latest information from Reid and other industry news.
“Victim/Suspect”- Correcting the Netflix Show Reference to the Reid Technique
A Netflix documentary, "Victim/Suspect" discusses how police handle sexual assault investigations, with two Tuscaloosa cases highlighted. The 90-minute program includes footage shot around Tuscaloosa and the University of Alabama campus. Director and...
What False Confession Experts Say About the Reid Technique and Our Responses
The attached document, "What False Confession Experts, Defense Attorneys and Academicians Say About the Reid Technique and Our Responses," includes the following topics:The Purpose of an Interrogation"Guilt Presumptive" ProcessHow Social Psychologists...
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The Reid training was the most…..complete training I have ever received. The techniques are definitely applicable to the types of investigations I conduct and have significantly increased my abilities to investigate cases and obtain truthful information. No question, it was worth every penny.
Whether you are a 2 year frontline officer, or seasoned veteran of 20+ years, the skills and techniques that you acquire through the John E. Reid Courses are priceless. I used them through my entire 37 year career!