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Helping a Reporter Understand the Reid Technique
Aug 18, 2021
Dear Mr. Ciaramella,
In your recent article entitled, “States Are Finally Starting To Rein in Deceptive Police Interrogation Techniques That Lead to False Confessions” you clearly misrepresent the Reid Technique. You stated...
Reid response to recent article
Jun 28, 2021
Dear Emma Ockerman,
In your recently published article, "How Cops Lie to Kids in Interrogations - and Get Away With It" you make the following statement about the Reid Technique:
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
Development of the Reid Technique (updated 20220
The Reid Technique has evolved extensively over the years to become the most current and up to date training program available on investigative interviewing...
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...