Truth vs Confession
Non-confrontation vs Confrontation
Avoiding false confessions
Stress & deception
Interview and timeline
Persuasion and negotiation
Tactical introduction of evidence
Jon Rappa has worked in Law Enforcement for over 22 years, to include 4 years as a corrections officer. Jon was a Sergeant with the Department of Corrections before crossing over to Law Enforcement in 2001. He has over 12 years of investigative experience. His investigative experience is diverse in homicide, death investigations, robbery, and narcotics.
His past assignments include DEA Task Force Officer in South Florida, Narcotics Detective working “deep undercover” in Gainesville, Field Training Officer, Violent/Street Crimes Detecive, Juvenile Crimes Detective, Robbery, and Homicide Detective.
He is known for his strong interview and interrogation skills. He is a graduate of the Miami-Dade Medicolegal Death Investigations course and the 2019 Leadership Academy. He is an instructor at the Institute for Public Safety, Santa Fe College and has begun teaching interview an interrogation skills to detectives around the country.
Additionally, he serves as a lead instructor for different law enforcement training companies to include Advanced Police Concepts and Law Enforcement Advanced Programs.