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School of Continuing Studies

XCPD-566 Criminal Investigative Techniques

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Course Details

Fraudulent financial reporting has received significant press in recent years with the well publicized failures or frauds at Enron, MCI, and Adelphia. This class addresses key criminal investigative and evidence building techniques used by law enforcement officers. Criminal Investigative Techniques will teach students investigative techniques employed by law enforcement officers to build evidence in a fraud case.

Course topics will include:

  • Evidence collection
  • Interviewing techniques
  • Public records and data analysis
  • Discovery

Course Objectives

At the completion of the course, a successful student will be able to:

  • Explain the goals of interviewing a fact witness versus a suspect.
  • Describe the five common interviewing issues.
  • Outline 3 criminal investigative techniques.
  • Outline 3 evidence building techniques.
  • Provide guidance to conduct an interview.
  • Assess the meanings of conflicting signals.
ILR School

Investigation Tools and Techniques (LR102)

Next dates

Oct 30, 2019
New York, New York, United States
USD 995
USD 995 per day
Apr 27, 2020
New York, New York, United States
USD 995
USD 995 per day


A full and fair investigation of alleged employee misconduct is a critical component of due process. It is essential that you know the available tools and techniques when conducting such an investigation. This workshop covers:

  • Analysis and investigation of major disciplinary offenses
  • Practical techniques for conducting investigatory interviews
  • How an arbitrator scrutinizes your investigation

Key Topics

  • Analyzing the standards and evidence used in arbitrations involving major misconduct offenses, including scrutiny of the employer’s investigation
  • Conducting a thorough investigation
  • Techniques for authenticating evidence
  • Interviewing management and employees
  • How a concurrent criminal proceeding, workplace privacy laws, and other legal concerns affect the investigation
  • Case study practice

Special Features

This full-day, interactive workshop provides valuable information on how to conduct an investigation of major workplace offenses that may result in immediate termination and that are the likely subject of arbitration.

Who should attend

Labor relations, human resource, and operations professionals who investigate complex or serious matters in a unionized environment.