Tag: Police

Why We Need Digital Recordings for Suspect Interviews
Why We Need Digital Recordings for Suspect Interviews

5 reasons digital recordings are valuable for suspect interviews The formal recording of investigative interviews is critical to any criminal case By Sergeant Joshua Lee Police investigative interviews are a vital part of the criminal justice process. Proper police interviews can gather evidence against the suspect, exonerate the innocent, or provide closure to mourning victims. Interviews provide valuable insight into…

The Proof Is In The Audio
The Proof Is In The Audio

Now, more than ever, clarity in interactions has become paramount between enforcement and the public. Whether it’s grainy video, scattered audio, or inconsistencies in testimony, there needs to be some form of reliability in the evidence. Technology is what can pave that road; a camera can’t lie and an audio recording can’t mishear a sentence. Precision is the aspiration that…

Illinois to Ban Some Police Interrogation Tactics
Illinois to Ban Some Police Interrogation Tactics

BY BRYAN PIETSCH THE WASHINGTON POST Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, D, on Thursday signed the nation’s first law banning law enforcement from lying and deploying other deceptive practices when interrogating minors. The ban, which goes into effect Jan. 1, prohibits tactics like falsely promising leniency and claiming that incriminating evidence exists when it does not. It shows the state’s recognition…

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