Wednesday, June 07, 2023

Behavioral Analysis Training Institute

Behavioral 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 33,000 Investigators.

All of our Classes are opened to 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


September 11-15, 2023

San Diego

October 23-27, 2023 

San Bernardino



Basic Investigative Interview & Interrogation Class


July 10-14, 2023  


July 17-21, 2023


July 31-August 4, 2023


August 7-11, 2023 


August 14-18, 2023

 San Diego

August 21-25, 2023


Kern County SO

September 18-22, 2023


San Bernardino

September 25-29, 2023





Timnath, CO.

Las Vegas, NV.

October 2, 2023


Grover Beach

Albuquerque, NM

October 16-20, 2023


Lake Tahoe

October 23-27, 2023



Santa Cruz


November 6-10, 2023




San Diego 

November 13-17, 2023



December 4-9, 2023


Paso Robles

Dec 11-15, 2023


Folsom, Granite Bay State Parks





Interviewing for First Responders Class


June 22, 2023

Whittier PD

July 11, 2023 

San Leandro, CA

August 29, 2023

San Leandro, CA

August 29, 2023
San Bernadino, CA

September 5th, 2023

Stockton, CA

September 6th, 2023

Riverside, CA

September 6th, 2023

 San Diego, CA

September 8th, 2023

Stockton, CA

October 4th, 2023

 Santa Cruz, CA

October 5th, 2023

San Jose, CA

October 11th, 2023

Santa Cruz, CA



Documenting Use of Force Report Writing Class


July 12, 2023

San Bernardino

San Leandro

July 20, 2023


July 21, 2023

Citrus Heights

August 15, 2023

Citrus Heights

August 28, 2023


August 30, 2023 

San Leandro

October 4, 2023


Santa Fe Springs

November 1, 2023


November 7, 2023 





Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Class


July 12, 2023
Sana Fe Springs

July 19, 2023

August 9, 2023
San Diego

September 13, 2023



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 29,000 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 $100.00.

Our 8 Hour Course, Documenting Use of Force - Report Writing (CA STC Approved 10052-0274090  / CA POST Approved 9590-21652-21001) 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 $100.00



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

Course Registration

Click Here to Register Now for our latest courses

Class 1 - Investigative Interview & Interrogation

Class 2 - Cognitive Interview and Forensic Statement Analysis

Class 3 - Interviewing For First Responders

 Class 4 - Documenting Use of Force Report Writing

Class 1 = 40 Hours
Class 2 = 40 Hours
Class 3 = 8 Hours
Class 4 = 8 Hours


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