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A National Survey of Eyewitness Identification Procedures in Law Enforcement Agencies

Jul 12, 2013

The National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice in March 2013 published the results of an extensive survey of numerous police agencies on their current eyewitness identification...

The Alameda County (CA) District Attorney's Office has published an outstanding and comprehensive article on Miranda Invocations.

Jul 10, 2013

In their recent newsletter the AELE (American for Effective Law Enforcement) highlighted the Alameda County (CA) District Attorney's publication of an article discussing Miranda invocations

Two very informative fraud articles written by Charles Piper, Reid graduate and Certified in the Reid Technique (CRT)

Jan 09, 2013

Mr. Charles Piper has written two excellent fraud articles for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners which we are linking to with their permissions:

"10 popular health care provider fraud schemes"...

A Compendium of law relating to the electronic recording of custodial interrogations

Sep 29, 2012

This article, written by Thomas Sullivan and published in the March/April of Judicature, the publication of the American Judicature Society, details the current laws and judicial decisions related to electronic recording of...

NY Times article references John E. Reid and Associates as teaching interview and interrogation techniques consist with court decisions

Feb 27, 2012

In their February 23, 2012 article, "Why Do Innocent People Confess?" in the discussion of false confessions the author points out that John E. Reid and Associates teaches interview and interrogation techniques...

90% of responding agencies who record their interrogations find the recordings to be helpful

Jan 27, 2012

In January 2012 we included a survey question with our emails announcing the location of a Reid seminar - here are the results

Does your organization video or audio...

IACP model policy for recording interrogations

Jan 16, 2012

In an article by Beth Warren entitled, "States move to require recordings of homicide confessions" she reports that eighteen states require police to record interrogations, at least in homicide cases, and she...

The International Investigative Interviewing Research Group founded in 2007

Sep 12, 2011

The International Investigative Interviewing Research Group (iIIRG) was founded at the University of Teesside in collaboration with the Norwegian Police University College, Oslo and later, with the Centre for Forensic Linguistics, Aston...

CONVICTING THE INNOCENT Where Criminal Prosecutions Go Wrong - a new book examining the issue of innocent people being wrongly convicted

Jun 01, 2011

In this new book written by Brandon Garrett, a law professor at the University of Virginia School of Law, explores the circumstances surrounding 250 wrongly convicted individuals exonerated by DNA. In 76%...

Book recognizes John E. Reid and Associates as the leader in interview and interrogation training

Jan 04, 2011

The book, Interrogations, Confessions, and Entrapment, Volume 20, by G. Daniel Lassiter, contains the following:

"...to be sure, many urban police have received general instruction in interrogation methods and the law...