Ole Thomas Bjerknes

Detective Superintendent of Police

Experience and background

I have a Master's degree in Investigation and and has an approval as associate professor. I have worked practical with investigation both locally and nationally for about ten years before I started as an investigation teacher at the bachelor's program at the Norwegian Police University Collage in Oslo. After more than twenty years as a teacher in the bachelor's education, I am now employed in the Department of Continuing and Further Education in the section of Investigation. I am a co-author of the textbooks Police Report and Investigation Methods. My research work is within suspects rights and interviewing.

Competence areas

  • The investigation process and strategies
  • Police Interviewing
  • Suspects' rights during Police Interviewing
  • Police report writing


  • Police Interviewing
  • Suspects rights during Police Interviewing

Teaches in

  • The investigation process
  • Investigation strategies
  • Tactical Investigation methods
  • Police Interviewing

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