Reid Behavior Analysis Interview (BAI) is a non-accusatory interview
designed to identify whether or not a person is telling the truth
or withholding relevant information concerning a specific crime or
act of wrongdoing. The interview has proven to be very effective when
there are many possible suspects and no evidence pointing to a particular
The BAI consists of a series of investigative questions that are specifically
developed for each case, and a series of behavior provoking questions
that elicit verbal and nonverbal responses which serve to help identify
those persons who should be eliminated from suspicion, and those who
are most likely involved in committing the act under investigation.
During the BAI the subject is also asked a series of questions to
determine whether or not they have the propensity to commit the act
OBJECTIVES OF THE BAI ARE THREEFOLD
||To Develop Investigative
Information, Including Statement Inconsistencies or Procedural/Policy
Violations That May Have Contributed to the Problem, As Well
As Insight Into the Relevant Activities of Others.
||To Develop Behavioral Information Indicative
of the Suspect’s Truthfulness or Deception Regarding the
Issue Under Investigation.
||To Determine Whether or Not the Person Being
Interviewed Did, in Fact, Commit the Act that is Under Investigation.
Since 1948 we have been using the BAI to successfully resolve cases.
In fact, because of our national reputation and expertise, the National
Security Agency awarded us two contracts to conduct research involving
These research studies demonstrated that interviewers specifically
trained and experienced in behavior analysis assessment can correctly
identify the truthfulness of a person 85% of the time.
For more information, please contact us.