Investigative interviewing and Islamic extremism

the case of public safety interviews

Karl Roberts

Research output: Contribution to journalConference paper


The aim of this paper is to consider the psychological implications of urgent interviews under the England and Wales Terrorism Act 2000 (TACT) and Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) code H. It will briefly introduce the law as it relates to urgent interviews, consider the context of urgent interviews with terrorist suspects, identify some of the relevant psychological issues and provide recommendations from a psychological perspective as to how various risks to the investigative process may be avoided.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)30-36
Number of pages7
JournaliIIRG Bulletin : Putting theory into practice : the dilemmas of law and psychology : 2nd International Investigative Interviewing Research Group Conference
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Investigative Interviewing Research Group Conference (2nd : 2009) - Middlesbrough, UK
Duration: 14 Jun 200916 Jun 2009

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