Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Behavioral 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 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 and has trained over 37,000 Investigators.

All of our Classes are opened to ALL Sworn and Non-Sworn Investigators in the United States including but not limited to Fire Investigators, Federal, State, City, County Investigators in Non-Sworn positions, Administrative Investigators, Background Investigators and PATROL Officers.




New Course Additions 


Forensic Written Statement Analysis/Cognitive Interview Class


October 23-27, 2023 


San Bernardino

February 5-9, 2024







Basic Investigative Interview & Interrogation Class


October 2-6, 2023 


Grover Beach



Albuquerque, NM







October 16-20


South Lake Tahoe

October 23-27




Santa Cruz




November 6-10, 2023











San Diego

November 13-17, 2023



December 4-9, 2023


Paso Robles 

December 11-15, 2023


 Folsom Granite Bay State Parks



January 8-12, 2024



January 15-19, 2024




January 22-26, 2024


Marin County SO

January 29-Feb 1, 2024




Laguna Beach


Pittsburg Training Center




February 5-9, 2024




Newport Beach


San Leandro


Simi Valley




Interviewing for First Responders Class



October 5th, 2023


San Jose


October 11th, 2023


Santa Cruz


October 18, 2023


Santa Cruz

January 16, 2024




January 17, 2024




 February 20, 2024




February 20, 2024


San Diego, LECC


March 26, 2024




April 2, 2024





Documenting Use of Force Report Writing Class


October 4, 2023



Santa Fe Springs

November 1, 2023



November 7, 2023 



December 12, 2023


Laguna Beach

 January 16, 2024



February 7, 2024





Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Class


October 11, 2023


Kern County Sheriff, Bakersfield

November 1, 2023




May 15, 2024









Email if you would like to Host any of the 4 courses

About Our Courses:

Our 40 hour course, Investigative Interview and Interrogation Techniques (CA POST Plan IV Certified 9590-31445), is the highest rated POST certified course of its type in California. We have over 37,000 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: $575.00.  POST PLAN IV.

Our Cognitive Interview & Statement Analysis (CA POST Plan IV Certified 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: $575.00.  POST PLAN IV

Our 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. Prior Students are using it as a Refresher Class. Tuition: $138.00. POST PLAN IV.

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 10052-0274090  / CA POST Approved 9590-21652) is a course to establish a strong framework that will enable students to document any use of forse 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 the use of force. This class is designed for line staff and command staff at all levels.  Tuition is $138.00



BATI Notice

NOTICE:  As of FEB 6 2023 the Cognitive Interview and Statement Analysis course registration fee is $575

October 1, 2023 - Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Class Tuition will be $125.00

January 1, 2024 - Documenting Use of Force Report Writing Class Tuition will be $138.00


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

Contact Us


( 530-432-0283 )

PO Box 5168

Auburn, CA 95604