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  • Miranda Rights Violations

    In the article, Kassin (2005) explicates on the interrogation process of accusers in crimes and the psychology behind innocent individuals who falsely “confess” to those crimes. Kassin also explains the results of multiple studies that test the accuracy of police investigators in the pre interrogation interview, the tendency of the accused to waive their Miranda rights, and the likelihood of detectives presuming the suspect’s guilt after the first two prior steps. With such cases such as the…

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  • The Importance Of The Pace Act

    how big of an effect the Act has of the reduction of false confessions, it has at the very least reduced the use of abusive tactics within the interrogation room. The argument is however, that these tactics have just been moved outside the interrogation room. I think it can also be argued that the Pace Act opened the door for videotaping of interrogations within this country. 2. 25% 3. Confessions save time by avoiding trials because confessions usually lead to guilty pleas. Also, if there…

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  • The Third Man

    In the quest to find alleged suspects who seem to have blood on their hands, the First 48 uncovers the truths behind what goes on in many different aspects. It covers the area of investigation and what fundamental piece it plays. The series airs a documentary that focuses on two murder cases that take place in Tulsa, OK on the Northside and the second case in New Orleans, LA. In the second case named “The Third Man” a get together turns fatal when a man is found dead and the other badly beaten…

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  • Beyond Good Cop Rhetorical Analysis

    I choose to write about Douglas Starr’s responses to his interview with Terry Gross from Fresh Air about his article in the New Yorker called “Beyond Good Cop/ Bad Cop: A Look At Real-Life Interrogations.” Starr’s interview covered the topic “Do Police Interrogations Techniques Produce False Confessions?” The bottom line is yes. However, in this on air radio interview with Starr, he compares how two techniques frequently used by law enforcement in the United States with the Reid Method and…

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  • Comparing Reid Interview Technique And The PEACE Model

    going into the room of the suspect or a witness. Interrogators must also know whether or not the time they have will allow them to achieve what they have planned. It involves planning and having a cognitive strategy or procedure to apply during an interrogation. Both the Reid and the PEACE Model involve showing some degree of concern to the subject to make them feel comfortable talking to you and reduce their guilt. While Reid technique requires retaining the attention of a suspect through…

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  • Justice Loopholes Analysis

    how interrogation techniques developed by the criminal justice famous interrogator John Reid developed America’s only some what successful system. However, scientific research has shown the flaws in his system. Reid’s historical data collected to produce his psychological predictors for verbal and physical reactions to determine if someone is lying or being evasive during questioning was determined to be skewed due to the outdated data. This was obviously proven in Reid’s initial interrogation…

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  • Analysis Of Sophie Scholl: The Final Days

    different story to the investigator. She denied having anything to do with the leaflets. Furthermore, she said that she pushed the leaflets off as a prank, but she didn’t having anything to do with the message. She was under duress during her interrogation, “…resulting in a state of tension known as cognitive dissonance” (McLeod). Since she was uncomfortable, she attempted to reduce or eliminate the unpleasantness with the investigator, by lying. When the investigator asked if she read the…

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  • Illusory Causation In The Courtroom By G. Daniel Lassiter

    voluntary confession and sentence recommendations. The Death Penalty Information Center had documented cases in which death row inmates were released due to new evidence and in many cases, the cause of wrongful convictions can be traced back to the interrogation phase in which false confessions are extracted. Many experts believe that the solution to suspects being coerced into wrongful confessions are videotaping confessions.…

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  • Jack The Ripper Case Study Essay

    Abstract This case study examines Jack the Ripper and the horrible acts of violence he committed in the East End of London during 1888 where five women were murdered. These murders received so much media coverage that what would have been the terrible tragedy of five people being murdered became one of the most famous series of murders and the killer became one of the most terrifying of all time. During this case study, I will describe some current techniques that could have been used in the…

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  • Case Study Angelique Pinkstaff

    Angelique Pinkstaff (“Pinkstaff”) began her employment with the City of Los Angeles with an original appointment as an Administrative Clerk (formerly Clerk Typist) with the Department of Transportation (DOT) on November 13, 2005. Pinkstaff received a 5th month probationary evaluation report in 2006 which is rated is “Standard”. Pinkstaff has no previous discipline or commendations. Case Summary: The current discipline relates to several incidents of Pinkstaff engaging in inappropriate…

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