Suggested Reading

The Fifth Amendment and Miranda

Robert C. Phillips released his latest version of “The Fifth Amendment and Miranda”. This 400+ page update is the most comprehensive and well organized study of this topic. We highly recommended downloading and reviewing it. The Interviews & Interrogations Institute has Robert’s permission to share this important document with our students.


Bullet Proof Confessions

Author: Gregory DeClue, Ph.D., ABPP, Sarasota Sheriff’s Office & Sarasota Police Department, Sarasota, Florida

Free Download: Bullet Proof Confessions

Criminal Interrogations and Confessions (3rd edition)

Authors: Fred Inbau, John Reid, Joseph Buckley Publishers, Williams and Wilkins

You Just Don’t Understand and That’s Not What I Said

Author: Deborah Tannen Publisher, Ballentine Books

Psychological Methods in Criminal Investigation and Evidence (1989)

Author: D. Raskin Ph.D. Publisher, Springer Press

Criminal Interrogation and Behavior Analysis Interviews (1985)

Author: John E. Reid Publisher, Reid and Associates

How to Read a Person Like a Book (1971)

Author: G. Nierenberg and H. Calero Publisher, Cornerstone

The Gentle Art of Interview and Interrogation

Author: Robert F. Royal and Steven R. Schutt Publisher, Prentice-Hall Inc.

Memory-Enhancing Techniques for Investigative Interviewing The Cognitive Interview

Author: Ronald Fisher and R. Edward Geiselman Publisher, Thomas (800) 258-8980 (approx. $50.00)

Practical Aspects of Interview and Interrogation

Author: Zulawski and Wicklander Publisher, CRC Press (800) 272-7737 (approx. $48.00)

From Frogs to Princes (Neuro-Linguistic-Programming)

Author: Richard Bandler and John Grinder

Interrogations And Disputed Confessions A Manual For Forensic Psychological Practice (2005)

Author: Gregory Declue, Ph.D., ABPP (Forensic) Publisher, Professional Resource Press Sarasota, Florida

Telling Lies Clues to Deceit In The Marketplace, Politics, And Marriage (1992-1995)

Author: Paul Eckman Ph.D., Publisher W.W. Norton, New York

Without Conscience The Disturbing World of The Psychopaths Among Us (1993)

Author: Dr. Robert D. Hare Publisher, Pocket Books, New York

Electronic Recordings of Interrogations Practical guideline for: Interrogation Conduct, Testifying in court, Miranda, The Reid Technique (2005)

Author: Buckley, D. and Jayne, C. Publisher: John E. Reid & Associates, Inc. Chicago, IL

Interview and Interrogation for Law Enforcement (1997)

Author: John E. Hess (FBI Ret.) Publisher, Anderson Publishing Ohio

Anatomy of Themes (2008)

Author: Louis C. Senese Publisher John E. Reid and Associates, Inc. Chicago, IL

Reading People How to Understand People and Predict Their Behavior-Anytime, Anyplace (2008)

Author: Jo-Ellan Dimitrius, Ph.D. and Wendy Patrick Mazzarella, Publisher, Ballantine Books, New York

Legal and Investigative Resources

California Criminal Investigation (current year): A publication of the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office.

Mark Hutchins, Senior Deputy District Attorney

Investigative Constitutional Law Principles for Searches, Seizures, Interrogation and Identification (2015 edition)

Author: Devallis Rutledge, J.D. Publisher Law Tech Custom Publishing

San Diego County Sheriff’s Department: Legal Updates

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San Diego District Attorney: 4th Amendment Updates

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