Criminal Case Expert : Coercive Interrogation & Interview Techniques Used By Law Enforcement
Criminal Case Consultants Inc. provides forensic expert examination services for Pre-trial & Post-conviction cases in both the United States and Canada. We are not a law firm and do not provide legal advice or Investigative services. Our firm provides forensic expert opinion on witness & victim interviews conducted by law enforcement agencies, improper interrogations methods and police misconduct issues. Brian Leslie, a coercive interview and interrogation techniques expert, who has been qualified by U.S. and Canadian criminal courts, has over 15 years of previous law enforcement experience which includes major case investigation and specialized training. He also has served a term as Police Chief and is the author of three books on the subject of coercive interview and interrogation techniques and how they relate to false confession. He is regularly retained to examine, analyze the contents of written, video and audio witness / victim interviews, suspect interviews, interrogations (audio, video and written transcripts) that were conducted by law enforcement as well as child protection service agencies. We specialize in the following types of cases:
Murder & Attempt Murder Cases
Military Court Martials
Capital & Death Penalty Cases (U.S.)
Child Abuse Cases
Sexual Assault & Related Offenses
Negligent Death, Homicides & Related Offenses
Kidnapping & Abduction Offenses
Arson Causing Death
Other Serious Felony (U.S.) & Indictable (Canada) Offenses
Coercive Interrogation - We analyze the written statement, transcript, video or audio file and identify any potential use of coercive interrogation techniques used by police as well as potential misconduct during the interview or interrogations. We will also identify potential off book conversations that may have occurred through the identification of specific language patterns. This will assist attorneys during preparation of cross examination.
Sexual Assault & Child Abuse Cases - We examine and conduct analysis on initial interviews conducted by child protection service agencies, as well as forensic interviewers and law enforcement. We review and examine notes that were taken by professionals including law enforcement during the course of the investigation, identify existence of possible notes that were not provided in disclosure, identify potential coercive techniques used in interviews of victims and witnesses as well as complete analysis, identifying area's of concern relating to suspect interrogation methods used by police on person's of interest and suspects.
Witness & Victim Interviews - We analyze and identify techniques used to conduct interviews and obtain statements using potential suggestive and coercive methods by law enforcement.
Pre-Trial Cases - We only provide expert services to Attorneys on open or pending criminal cases before the court. If you feel we could be a benefit to your legal team please contact your Attorney for advise.
We provide clients with complete forensic opinion reports identifying specific areas of concern. For more information please complete the form to the right.
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