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Course Details

PACE Suspect Awareness / Interviewing


These courses are aimed at organisations / investigatory units  who are required to interview persons as suspects in accordance with the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984.

Our courses can be set at any level and do not require individuals to have had any previous training.

Learning Objectives

Learners will leave these courses with an understanding of

  • PACE
  • Planning and Preparation
  • Interview Structures
  • Questioning  styles
  • Evaluation
  • Legal representation
  • The  court process
  • Related legislation
  • The consequences of breaching PACE

Course Length

  • 2 to 3 days

Featured Modules

  • What does PACE mean and
  • Connected legislation
  • Definition of an interview
  • Grounds to caution
  • Inadmissibility of evidence (S76 &S78)
  • Note taking
  • Exhibits
  • Interview structures – conversation management
  • Planning and Preparing
  • Significant statements / silences
  • Bad Character
  • Prepared statements
  • Dealing with solicitors
  • Disclosure
  • Challenges
  • Stated cases
  • Equipment
  • Evaluation
  • Giving evidence

Target Client Sectors

  • Interviewers from all sectors who are involved in questioning suspects

For courses with less than six learners your booking may be subject to cancellation. Please get in touch with the Red Snapper Learning team to discuss further.

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