Thursday, February 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


April 1 - 5, 2024


 Santa Clara / Morgan Hill

April 22 - 26, 2024


San Diego LECC








Basic Investigative Interview & Interrogation Class



February 26 - March 1, 2024 



Santa Clara - Morgan Hill  


March 4 - 8, 2024 





March 4 - 8, 2024 


March 18 - 22, 2024

San Diego LECC

March  25 - 29, 2024 


Hollister PD

April 1 - 5, 2024


Orange PD


April 8 - 12, 2024


San Bernardino PD


Tulare SO



April 15 - 19, 2024


Corona PD


Tulare SO




April 22 - 26, 2024


San Joaquin SO - French Camp


April 29 - May 3, 2024


Sacramento Co So Task Force


Santa Monica PD





Interviewing for First Responders Class



March 13, 2024





March 26, 2024




April 2, 2024





April 30, 2024


 Rancho Cordova - CPOA


May 29, 2024


 Santa Monica


 July 24, 2024





Documenting Use of Force Report Writing Class



March 12, 2024


El Cajon


March 20, 2024


Santa Fe Springs

 March 26, 2024




April 4, 2024


San Diego LECC 


April 9, 2024




May 21, 2024


San Bernardino

May 22, 2024




May 29, 2024


San Joaquin



July 9, 2024


Santa Fe Springs




Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Class



March 20, 2024


 Laguna Beach PD



April 3, 2024


 Simi Valley PD




April 24, 2024


 Tulare SO - Visalia




 May 15, 2024


 Anchorage, Alaska 


June 12, 2024


 Hollister PD


June 24, 2024


 Hollister PD



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 )

2913 El Camino Real #234

Tustin, CA 92782