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Advantage and Disadvantages
Advantages of an interview (non-accusatory)
Facilitates the development of cooperation.
Easier to develop rapport.
More effective way of developing usable information.
Disadvantages of Interrogation
Interviewee may be alienated and refuse to speak to anyone later.
If interviewee will not speak to anyone, ability to obtain information or admission is diminished.
Source: John E.Reed Associates, Inc.