Monday, July 22, 2024

Behavior Analysis Training Institute

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 classified as "subject matter experts" by California POST.

Our training has been designated as mandatory training for many major law enforcement organizations throughout California and has trained over 38,000 Sworn Officers and Civilian Investigators.

Our classes are open to ALL Sworn and Civilian Investigators in the United States, including but not limited to, Fire Investigators, Federal, State, City, County Investigators in civilian positions, Administrative Investigators, Background Investigators and Patrol Officers.




New Course Additions 


Forensic Written Statement Analysis/Cognitive Interview Class



October 14 - 18, 2024


CHP in San Diego; Open to ALL Agencies


December 2 - 6, 2024


CHP HQ in Sacramento; Open to ALL Agencies

September 22 - 26, 2025


Santa Clara County SO in Morgan Hill



Contact us if you are interested in


hosting this course!







Basic Investigative Interview & Interrogation Class


 July 15 - 19, 2024


Newport Beach PD


July 22 - 26, 2024


San Bernardino PD



 July 29 - August 2, 2024


Ceres PD


Santa Ana PD  



August 5 - 9, 2024


Alameda County SO


CHP in San Diego; Open to ALL Agencies



August 12 - 16, 2024


Imperial County SO  


August 19 - 23, 2024


Marin County SO in San Rafael


Ontario PD



 September 2 - 6, 2024


Belmont PD


 September 9 - 13, 2024


Danville PD


 Menifee PD 



September 16 - 20, 2024


 Ceres PD


CHP in San Diego; Open to ALL Agencies


Paso Robles PD



September 23 - 27, 2024


Alameda County SO


North Las Vegas PD 


September 30 - October 4, 2024


 Napa PD


October 7 - 11, 2024

Chino PD


LA District Attorney's Office in Santa Fe





Interviewing for First Responders Class



July 24, 2024


  Danville PD

North Las Vegas PD


 July 30, 2024


  Napa PD 

 July 31, 2024  


Carlsbad PD


August 27, 2024


 San Bernardino PD



 September 3, 2024


 Riverside PD



 September 25, 2024


Santa Clara SO




Documenting Use of Force Report Writing Class



July 9, 2024


Sante Fe Springs - Hosted by LA District Attorney


Carlsbad PD

August 1, 2024


Visalia - Hosted by Tulare County SO

September 18, 2024

Marin County SO in San Rafael

October 4, 2024


San Mateo PD


October 8, 2024


San Mateo PD 


October 29, 2024


Riverside PD

November 14, 2024 


Novato PD

December 4, 2024 


Vacaville PD 


 December 11, 2024 


Novato PD




Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Class



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interested in


hosting this course!



This is a 1-day course only


July 10, 2024


 Covina PD



Email if you would like to host any of the 5 courses

About Our Courses:

This 40 - hour course, Investigative Interview and Interrogation Techniques (CA POST Plan IV Certified 9590-31445 / CA STC Approved #10052-79829). Students will be introduced to a method of "Science/Evidence" based policing. Students will demonstrate the risks relying solely on human factors by evaluating three police interrogation case studies and through a series of six short exercises.  Students will research assigned case studies and present their knowledge and comprehension as it relates to Miranda. Students will recognize their responsibility for the safety of juveniles, including the new laws effective July 1, 2024. Students will demonstrate their knowledge in applying these learning modules in the form of a non-accusatorial interrogation with the instructor. Tuition: $575.00.

This 40 - hour course, Cognitive Interview & Statement Analysis (CA POST Plan IV Certified 9590-31455), 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: $575.00.

The 8 - hour course, Interviewing For First Responders/Initial Interviewer (CA POST Plan IV Certified  9590-31434), is a course for first responders responsible for the initial investigation of any investigation. 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.

Our 8 - hour course, Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs & The Biker Culture , is a course for every law enforcement officer or investigator whom wishes to increase their expertise to get up-to-date in the area of Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs. This class is designed to enhance the officers' knowledge and safety when coming in contact and investigating members of Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs. Tuition is $125.00.

Our 8 - hour course, Documenting Use of Force - Report Writing (CA STC Approved 10052-02724090  / CA POST Approved 9590-21652) is designed to establish a strong framework that will enable students to document any use of force properly, and thoroughly, while in the execution of their duties. Lessons learned will provide students with the ability to continuously hone their skills in the art of report writing, specifically related to the use of force. This class is designed for line level and command staff.  Tuition is $138.00



BATI Notice


Effective January 1, 2025 - Documenting Use of Force - Report Writing Tuition will be $150.00


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

Contact Us


( 530-432-0283 )

2913 El Camino Real #234

Tustin, CA 92782