6-28-14: You'll Tell Me No Lies: An Interview Paul Bishop, Interrogation Expert, Author, and Retired LAPD Detective

BIO:  A thirty-five year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department, Paul Bishop’s career has included a three year tour with his department's Anti-Terrorist Division and over twenty-five years’ experience in the investigation of sex crimes. His Special Assaults Units regularly produced the highest number of detective initiated arrests and highest crime clearance rates in the city. Twice honored as Detective of the Year, Paul also received the Quality and Productivity Commission Award from the City of Los Angeles.

As a nationally recognized interrogator, Paul starred as the lead interrogator and driving force behind the ABC TV reality show Take The Money And Run from producer Jerry Bruckheimer.  Based on his expertise in deception detection, he currently conducts interrogation seminars for law enforcement, military, and human resource organizations.

Paul has published twelve novels, including five in his L.A.P.D. Detective Fey Croaker series.  He has also written numerous scripts for episodic television and feature films. He currently writes and edits the Fight Card series of hardboiled boxing novels under the pseudonym Jack Tunney.

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Paul Bishops' Blog:

Fight Card Books:

Paul Bishop on Twitter: @BishsBeat

The Los Angeles Police Department Website

Take the Money and Run

How Police Interrogation Works:

Behind the Scenes of Take the Money and Run:

Find Law: FAQs: Police Interrogations:

NPR: "Beyond Good Cop/Bad Cop: A Look at Real-Life Interrogations":

TED Talks Video: Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are:

Nonverbal Communication: Improving Nonverbal Skills & Reading Body Language:

PLOS One: Richard Wiseman, et al: The Eyes Don't Have It: Lie Detection and Neuro-Linguistic Programming

Using Neuro-Linguistic Programming in the Interview Room (From FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, August 2001)

The Police Chief Magazine: Perspective on Neurolinguistic Programming (December, 2011)

Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence: Karen Rich and Patrick Seffrin,  "Police Interviews of Sexual Assault Reports: Do Attitudes Matter?"

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