Interview and Interrogation Techniques Course


  • October 7 - 9, 2024



Fees include registration, health fee, material fees (if applicable). Fees can vary per semester.  Fees are subject to change.  Fees are based on California resident.  Contact the Academy for out-of-state fees.



First Responder Center
3300 E North Ave
Fresno, California 93725


Reserve Your Seat

Please call and cancel your reservations if you cannot attend. College Registration fees are subject to change without notice. Make checks payable to Fresno City College. Out of Consideration for people who are on a waiting list, please cancel your reservation no later than 21 days prior to the first day of class

Lead Instructor

Lt. Shawn Erwin, Fresno County Sheriff's Department (Ret.)

Coordinator Kevin Pendley 

Certified Hours

24 Hours

8:00 am to 5:00 pm


The course in Interview & Interrogation for Patrol Officers is designed to assist the patrol/probation officer in investigating crimes that have witnesses and/or suspects and preparing the best possible reports to prosecute the case. The course is based on behavioral analysis and includes definitions, preparation factors, observation skills, application of techniques, legal aspect, lineups and showups, and trial problems.


A California Peace Officer Standards and Training Basic Course certificate issued from an accredited regional police academy or equivalent as determined by the division Dean or their appointee. These skills and knowledge base are related to adopted POST and/or industry standards. NOTE: Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency.

This course of instruction is directed to individuals currently employed in a Public Safety Agency with
aspirations of Personal and Professional Growth, or completion of the Basic Police Academy.