Thursday, April 26, 2018


Behavior Analysis Training Institute (BATI) was founded in 1984 by seasoned law enforcement investigators.

Our Investigative Interview and Interrogation Techniques course, was the first I&I course certified by the California Commission on POST in 1984. All instructors are all classified as "subject matter experts" by California POST.

Our training has been designated as mandatory training for many major law enforcement organizations throughout California.

About Our Courses:

Our 40 hour course, Investigative Interview and Interrogation Techniques (CA POST Plan 1 9590-31445), is the highest rated POST certified course of its type in California. We have over 14,000 graduates from most California law enforcement agencies as well as many State agencies and Federal organizations, including the FBI and Secret Service. The program is also a "universal elective" course in the POST Institute of Criminal Investigation. Tuition: $481.00.

Our Cognitive Interview & Statement Analysis (CA POST Plan 1 9590-31455) course is the only one of its kind certified by California POST. Students learn the most effective and scientifically sound methods to detect deception and elicit information from victims, witnesses and suspects. Tuition: $614.00.

Our 8 Hour Course, Interviewing For First Responders (CA POST Plan NA 9590-31434), is a course for first responders responsible for the initial investigation of criminal cases. It teaches the methodology of securing a proper statement from victims, witnesses and suspects that will assist investigators and prosecutors in successful follow-up and prosecution. It incorporates concepts of information retrieval in a legal, professional, and ethical manner. Tuition: $138.00.


Class Updates

Classes Just Added:

Advanced Forensic Statement Analysis

and Cognitive Interview:

 August 27-31, 2018

Palm Desert-Riverside Sheriff Dept

October 22-26, 2018

Camarillo/Ventura Sheriff Dept

Inv. Int.& Interrogation:

 July 23-27, 2018

Clovis Police Dept.

July 30-August 3, 2018

Chino Police Dept

August 6-10, 2018

Paso Robles Police Dept

Interviewing for First Responders:

New Classes coming soon

 See Course Calendar for more dates.


Course Registration

Click Here to Register Now for our latest courses

Class 1 - Investigative Interview & Interrogation

Class 2 - Cognitive Interview and Forensic Statement Analysis

Class 3 - Interviewing For First Responders

Class 1 = 40 Hours
Class 2 = 40 Hours
Class 3 = 8 Hours


We are pleased to announce our Investigative Interview & Interrogation class is now STC Certified.

Contact Us


PO Box 2110

Penn Valley, CA 95946

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