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Certified Instruction

"Some of the best training I've received in over thirty years in law enforcement."
(A retired federal agent commenting upon the POST-certified training provided by Joshua Villines, on the topic of Interviews and Interrogation.)


  • An overview of most topics (or individual modules within a particular topic) can be presented in an informative lunch-and-learn format
  • In addition to the following topics, individualized training programs can be developed to meet a client's specific needs.
  • Hours are approximate and may vary, dependent upon client needs and/or mandates.

Training Programs

A partial list of training programs offered follows:

  • Certified Security Specialist, Advanced (CSSA) (24 hours)
  • Crime Prevention Fundamentals (24 or 40 hours)
  • Investigative Techniques and Best Practices (8 hours)
  • Overview of Basic Interviewing Techniques (8 hours)
  • Recognizing Indicators of Deception (8 hours)
  • Best Practices for Questions in Depositions (2, 4, or 8 hours)
  • Basic Interviews, Interrogation, and Neurolinguistics (20 or 40 hours)
  • Advanced Interviews, Interrogation, and Neurolinguistics (20 or 40 hours)
  • Verbal De-escalation (8, 20, or 40 hours)
  • Crisis Intervention (20 or 40 hours)
  • Conflict Resolution in High-Stress Environments (20 or 40 hours)
  • Leadership Skills for High-Stress Environments (20 or 40 hours)
  • Report Writing for Investigators (8, 20, or 40 hours)
  • Fundamentals of Excel for Crime Analysis and Reporting (20 or 40 hours)
  • Advanced Excel Techniques for Crime Analysis and Reporting (40 hours)
  • Range Safety and Basic Handguns (16 hours)
  • Advanced Firearms Training (variable)
  • Chaplaincy for Law Enforcement Settings (40 hours)

For more information about one of our most popular certified training programs (CSSA), click here.

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