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Professor Alan Hirsch Misrepresents the Reid Technique Again

Jan 11, 2021

In the case, State v. Kincaid, (August 2020) Professor Hirsch testified that the Reid Technique uses two pillars for interrogation - the first being confrontation, the second minimization. “So with (those) they...

Clarifying Misrepresentations About Law Enforcement Interrogation Techniques

Feb 12, 2020

Over the years social psychologists, defenses attorneys and some academicians have offered a number of criticisms of current law enforcement interrogation practices, and, in particular, the Reid Technique. Some of these criticisms...

John E. Reid and Associates has filed a lawsuit against Netflix

Oct 15, 2019

On Monday, October 14, 2019, John E. Reid and Associates filed a lawsuit against Netflix in federal court in Chicago and alleges that Netflix and others defamed Reid in the broadcast of...

The Reid Technique..Here's What's Really Going On

Sep 18, 2019

The Reid Technique is the most widely used and well-known method of questioning subjects in the world because of its efficiency and built in safeguards to protect the innocent and identify...

Professor Alan Hirsch misrepresents the Reid Technique

Sep 16, 2019

It was brought to our attention that in the case Ohio v. Richardson (broadcast on Court TV) that Professor Alan Hirsch testified on behalf of the defense stating that in his opinion...

Don't Be Fooled - They use the core elements of the Reid Technique

Jul 24, 2019

The Reid Technique is the foundation for many training programs on effective interviewing and interrogation techniques. Regardless of what some may claim, an independent audit of their course content will confirm...

Development of THE REID TECHNIQUE�

Jul 23, 2019

THE REIDTECHNIQUE� has evolved extensively over the years to become the most current and up to date trainingprogram available on investigative interviewing and interrogation techniques,continually monitoring legal decisions and interrogation research...

If they had followed the core principles of the Reid Technique these false confessions would not have occurred

Jun 27, 2019

In an article published in Science, titled, �This psychologist explains why people confess to crimes they didn�t commit, Professor Saul Kassin, a psychologist at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice...

Netflix Defames Reid

Jun 19, 2019


In the Netflix 4 part series �When They See Us,� the creators attempt to re-create the story of the Central Park Jogger case, in which 5 juveniles were alleged...

Canadian Reporters Still Can't Get it Right

Mar 22, 2019


In two recent articles Canadian reporters continue to misrepresent/misunderstand the Reid Technique. Here are the two letter we wrote to the reporters attempting to clarify the issues:

Dear Ms. Jerome,

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