Key Law Enforcement Trainer Drops Interrogation Method

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For more than half a century, something called the Reid technique has been a primary police interrogation method for getting confessions from suspects. It includes repeated accusations of guilt, the presentation of real or invented evidence and a slow build-up of pressure that makes admitting a crime seem like the easiest way out. One of the largest police consulting firms, which has trained hundreds of thousands of cops and federal agents at almost every major agency, said it is . . .

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