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September/October 2016 Investigator Tip: When Co-Offenders Are Being Interrogated Consider ìPlaying One Against the Otherî

Sep 08, 2016

"When two or more persons have collaborated in the commission of a criminal offense and are later apprehended for questioning, there is usually a nagging fear on the part of each participant...

Dr. Thomas Grisso's Understanding and Appreciating Miranda Rights

Jun 01, 2016

In Middleton v. State (Jan 2016) Dr. James Barnard testified for the defense. He prepared two reports, one was a psychological evaluation and the other examined Middleton's competency to waive his Miranda...

"I Did It" - Confession Contamination and Evaluation

May 24, 2016

Police Chief magazine published a “web-only article” earlier this month entitled, “I Did It” - Confession Contamination and Evaluation. In the article the author, James Trainum, highlights a false confession case and...

TASER Exposure and Cognitive Impairment: Implications for Valid Miranda Waivers and the Timing of Police Custodial Interrogations

Mar 27, 2016

In the above referenced article the authors suggest that an individual who has experienced TASER exposure will experience reduced cognitive functioning. As a result the authors question the abilities of an "average"...

International Association of Chiefs of Police publish guide for the questioning of Juveniles

Jan 16, 2016

The IACP has published a document entitled, Reducing Risks: An Executive's Guide to Effective Juvenile Interview and Interrogation. Among their recommendations, the authors point out the importance of making sure that young...

The Inside Information Checklist

Oct 22, 2015

In the August 2015 issue of The Police Chief magazine (published by the International Association of Chiefs of Police) Dr. Gregory DeClue has written an article entitled "The Inside Information Checklist." In...

Review of Reid 90 minute online training program

Oct 15, 2015

ASIS International published a review of our 90 minute online training program, "The Reid Technique of Interviewing and Interrogation for Investigators - Parts 1-7" in the August 2015 issue of Security Management...

Why 'Tell me why you did it' is a failed technique

Feb 10, 2015

Lou Senese, Reid VOP, just published a brief article in PoliceOne.com entitled ìWhy ëTell me why you did ití is a filed technique.

Can a subject's silence be used in trial as an indication of his guilt?

Feb 10, 2015

Earlier this year an article entitled, Silence Is No Longer Golden: How Lawyers Now Advise Suspects in Light of Salinas v. Texas, was published in The Champion (a publication from the National...

Courts affirm interrogation techniques that are often mischaracterized by false confession experts

Feb 10, 2015

Courts affirm interrogation techniques that are often mischaracterized by false confession experts

In our Legal Updates Summer 2014 we have several cases that we wanted to highlight for our audience that...