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Compendium: Electronic Recording of Custodial Interrogations

Feb 10, 2015

On their website the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers has published an extensive compendium of the laws and court decisions regarding the electronic recording of custodial interrogations. Here is the article:

Charles Piper, CRT new article: Needles in a paystack: Physician submits $500,000 in false claims

Feb 10, 2015

Mr. Charles Piper, Certified in the Reid Technique, has published an article in Fraud magazine entitled, Needles in a paystack: Physician submits $500,000 in false claims. Here is a link to the...

From Law and Order magazine: The Reid Technique Webinar - The Reid Technique Delivered Right to Your Training Room

Jul 15, 2014

In the June 2014 issue of Law and Order magazine the editorial staff profiles the new online training program developed by John E. Reid and Associates for investigators. As the article states...

US Attorney General issues policy memo regarding recording interrogations

Jun 17, 2014

In a Memorandum regarding "Policy Concerning Electronic Recording of Statements" dated May 12, 214 the US Department of Justice, Office of the Deputy Attorney General, stated the following:

"This policy establishes...

HumInt Collection: A look through noncoercive field questioning and screening of jihadist combatants

Jun 17, 2014

Two of our senior instructors, William Schrieber and Philip Mullenix, co-authored a new article just published in the Marine Corps Gazette entitled, HumInt Collection: A look through noncoercive field questioning and screening...

Investigators did not follow suggested guidelines when interrogating mentally deficient individual as detailed in Reid training manual and text, Criminal Interrogation and Confessions

May 19, 2014

In US v. Preston (May 2014) the US Court of Appeals the court stated, "Today we consider the voluntariness of a confession given by Tymond Preston, an intellectually disabled eighteen-year-old. To elicit...

An Updated Second Edition of the Best-selling Resource on the Reid Techniquemof Interviewing and Interrogation now available

Sep 29, 2013

Practiced worldwide, the Reid Technique is the leading approach to interview and interrogation practices. Since 1962, hundreds of thousands of investigators have received training in the Reid Technique through Criminal Interrogation and...

New Article In Police Chief Magazine

Jan 08, 2013

Police Chief magazine article entitled, "Garrity Warnings: To Give or Not to Give, That Is the Question"

Interrogators should exercise special precautions when interviewing juveniles or individuals with mental or psychological impairments

Sep 29, 2012

Every interrogator must exercise extreme caution and care when interviewing or interrogating a juvenile or a person who is mentally or psychologically impaired. Certainly these individuals can and do commit very serious...

New Review of Criminal Interrogation and Confessions, Fifth Edition

Aug 02, 2012

The recently published Fifth Edition of Criminal Interrogation and Confessions, by the late Fred E. Inbau, the late John E. Reid, Joseph P. Buckley, and Brian C. Jayne, was reviewed for the...