Interviewing Child Molesters

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Al Danna, Special Agent - Florida Department of Law Enforcement (retired). Special Agent Danna was the Coordinator of the Crimes against Children program for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) Tampa Bay Region.   

Prior to his employment with FDLE, Special Agent Danna became the first Detective assigned to investigate Crimes against Children cases with the Baltimore Police Department.  During his forty-four (44) year career, Al spent thirty years investigating Crimes against Children and training law enforcement professionals across the United States and in several countries.

Course Description:

This course provides patrol officers and investigators the advanced skills needed to effectively obtain incriminating statements and confessions from suspected child molesters. 

Child Protective Investigators, State Attorneys, Probation and Parole Officers will benefit from taking this course that has been presented nationally and internationally at police academies, law enforcement agencies and national and international conferences.

For thirty two years Al regularly presented a number of courses in the field of Crimes against Children at the Oakland Police Academy and this course will conclude his teaching career. New or seasoned investigators will benefit from the unique interviewing techniques presented that have resulted in hundreds of suspect confessions and convictions. 

Topics Include:

  • Profiling the Pedophile
  • Preferential and Situational Child Molesters 
  • Planning the Strategy of the Interview
  • Documenting the Interview
  • Use of Deception 
  • Denial/Minimizing/Justification 
  • Miranda Case Law 
  • Non-Custodial Case Law

Course Details:

- 302 Funds Eligible -