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Free download. Book file PDF easily for everyone and every device. You can download and read online The Interview (Red Hot Confessions) #2 file PDF Book only if you are registered here. And also you can download or read online all Book PDF file that related with The Interview (Red Hot Confessions) #2 book. Happy reading The Interview (Red Hot Confessions) #2 Bookeveryone. Download file Free Book PDF The Interview (Red Hot Confessions) #2 at Complete PDF Library. This Book have some digital formats such us :paperbook, ebook, kindle, epub, fb2 and another formats. Here is The CompletePDF Book Library. It's free to register here to get Book file PDF The Interview (Red Hot Confessions) #2 Pocket Guide. Jane is looking for forgiveness. She realizes it has to be granted elsewhere, and I feel that at the end of my last section, I've gotten her to the place I needed her to be. Is it a conversion story? It's a novel about honesty, a love story. By Jane's final confession, she's prime for spirituality to take hold, but that's where it ends.

I don't actually think that anyone will read this novel as spiritual -- ever -- but there you have it. SA: Totally comfortable for me. A lot of my stories are told in a retrospective voice, with an obvious confessional some would say maudlin bent. So I was like: let's go. Let's get to the bad shit. The path to the truth leads through shame. Always has, always will. In the course of research did you reference other romances where a couple fell in love through letters? In fact, you'll find a few references to Cary Grant and the film, here and there. I also caught a performance of Love Letters by A.

Gurney which was very influential. That book was very much a model for me, in the sense that both those characters are desirable but well-defended, and the novel's tension resides in the extent to which each of them can come clean with themselves, and with each other. Are any of the sexual confessions based on your personal experience or were these ripped from the headlines? JB: Well, the Frenchman confession was first published as an essay in the anthology Sex and Sensibility.

From confession 1: Sure, an early beau with a mohawk and a black eye; and another guy who didn't tell me his father was dying. From confession 2: I dated a bipolar guy who broke down after college; and a very rich guy who took me out for yards of beer, french toast and oysters. From confession 3: The Frenchman, yes, was shipped out for mandatory military service to the south pole, but I swear I dumped him, not the other way around.

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From confession 4: Part of this was an essay in Glamour about a guy adored by women, yes, I dated one of those; but I diverge from there -- no threesome, so sorry; but yes to monkey heads. From 5: I dated a guy who was full of family secrets, but was -- by all accounts -- normal. The relationship failed because of my lack of normal. In other words, there are bits of the truth, and then I invent wildly. SA: I always want to thank Paris Hilton, just for being so thoughtful and having such terrific values. As for the personal experiences question, I get it a lot and my catch-all response is: if it reflects well on me as a potential sexual partner, yes, of course it's based on personal experience.

If it reflects poorly, it's something I based on the pathetic escapades of my various literary rivals. Updike is still furious with me about going public with some of this stuff, but our lawyers are talking and he seems to be easing off on some of the more hysterical-sounding threats. What is your plan for a tandem book reading?

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I know there has been talk about having you both read anonymous confessions from the audience. Do you like that idea or would you prefer to dance together to some knee slappin' polka tunes? JB: I assume that Steve and I will, at some point in the tour, bludgeon each other to death with water bottles -- it's the most likely scenario.

Whether we do this at a reading or not and whether anyone will be in the audience or not is completely up for grabs. SA: I'm toying with the idea of letting folks send some "worst relationship" stories to my website, so there's a forum for all that bitter luv. And I'd love to read a few, if all that works out. But we haven't really decided what we'll do yet. The main thing is that both of us sign off on the plan.

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We both love to read and ham it up, and there's plenty of fun stuff to read in the book, so I'm expecting they'll probably need one of those big canes to drag us off-stage. JB: I'm actually allergic to books -- old books mostly. But new books freak me out as well -- a psychological reaction that can completely rattle me. Bookstores -- all of those rows and rows of homeless books -- it's like trolling the humane society. If you show up at one of the bookstore readings this spring, just don't mention the books.

I'm doing my best to completely block them out. SA: I guess I'd like to confess that our title -- which I think just rocks on so many levels -- was suggested by Julianna's husband, the writer Dave Scott. Christopher Lamps Dr. Gregory DeClue Dr. Avak A. Howsepian Dr. Bruce Frumkin Dr. Clay Jorgensen Dr. Jeffrey Vanderwater-Piercy Dr. Scott Bresle Dr. John DiBacco Dr. We have recently categorized them by topic so as to make it easier for you to locate a case that you might be interested in. Click here How long can an interrogation last - how many hours - before it becomes coercive? Click here How young can a juvenile be to make a knowing and intelligent waiver?

Click here If an inmate is going to be interviewed about a crime unrelated to what he has been incarcerated for, does he have to be advised of his rights? Click here What do the courts say about the testimony of false confession experts? Michael Welner testified to a stark lack of science informing the understanding of false confessions, but proposed a number of solutions to ensure the integrity of justice and protection of the vulnerable from confessing falsely.

Speaking before a group of district attorneys, judges, policymakers, and representatives from The Innocence Project, Dr. Welner, Chairman of The Forensic Panel, drew from comprehensive study of the behavioral science literature, his experience in examining disputed confessions in over ten states and federal courts, and his research on exonerations to educate subcommittee members about the state of the science of disputed confessions.

Click here to read more. I don't want to give nothing about nothing. Reid and Associates has developed a specialized two day training program entitled, The Reid Technique of Investigative Interviewing. This new training program focuses on how to most efficiently and effectively conduct a non-accusatory investigative interview, and how to assess the credibility of the information that was developed during the interview. Reid and Associates as the leader in interview and interrogation training The book, Interrogations, Confessions, and Entrapment , Volume 20, by G.

Daniel Lassiter, contains the following: " Since then, interrogation training has been a regular feature of detective training, and has become institutionalized in police work more generally. While Federal and State Supreme Courts routinely uphold confessions that were obtained from interrogations during which the suspect was falsely told that there was incriminating evidence In their introduction the authors state that in this model bill they "recommend that the trial judge permit the prosecution to introduce evidence of all unrecorded interviews; if the failure to record is not justified under the law, and if the case is heard by a jury, the judge must give instructions explaining the greater reliability of electronic recordings of custodial interviews as compared to witnesses testimony about what occurred.

As Detective Martin said in an email to our office, "I use the Reid technique all the time and recently got a suspect to confess This case was a missing person investigation which led to a homicide at this time. Here's an open-book test: Find the phrase "Right to Silence" in a Canadian statute. Where is the phrase "Right to Silence" printed in the Charter? What statute explains what to say to an arrested person about the "Right to Silence? Imagine being a police officer. You arrest a person for a major crime. You intend to interrogate him to get the all-important confession. What is the exact "Right to Silence" instruction?

How exactly do you say, "You have to right to remain silent" and "You don't have to talk to me. Click here for the complete article. Solomon Fulero to testify Court rules that interrogation lasting more than 4 hours does not render confession inadmissible, and that exhorting the defendant to be truthful so that "his sins would be forgiven" was not coercive Proper handling of a juvenile 13 year old interrogation Dr.

Richard Leo's testimony of false confessions properly excluded Court up holds Miranda waiver of a 12 year old Connecticut Supreme Court declines to require electronic recording of interrogations Military court rules that it was error to exclude the testimony of Dr. Richard Ofshe on the issue of coercive interrogation techniques Telling a suspect that his cooperation would be to his benefit is not coercive, and lying to a suspect about the evidence against him does not render a confession inadmissible Iowa Supreme court encourages video taping of custodial interrogations Telling the suspect the nature of the charge - capital murder - and that he can help himself by telling the truth does not render the confession inadmissible Is the statement "we are here to listen and then to help you out," an implied promise of leniency?

Solomon Fulero "[T]here is nothing inherently wrong with efforts to create a favorable climate for confession. The value of videotaping an interrogation The importance of considering the totality of circumstances in deciding the voluntariness of a confession Court excludes the testimony of psychiatrist Dr. Robert Latimer "What if I want my lawyer present first? Military court limits the testimony of Dr. Christian Meissner on the defendant's "heightened suggestibility and manipulation" as a result of his interrogation Military court upholds the decision to exclude Dr.

In a new column for our Members only page Gino Arcaro has written an article on several significant Canadian Supreme Court decisions. Gino's article is entitled, Oct. Canada will not adopt the American rule-book on Miranda Rights. On Oct. All three cases involved major crimes - two homicides and a series of attacks on women. The decisions confirmed that: An adult offender does not have the right to have a lawyer present during interrogation. The police may ignore the suspect's decision to remain silent while trying to change the suspect's mind about that decision. Invoking the right to silence is not absolute or final.

Adult offenders don't have the right to a second opinion - a re-consultation - after they speak to a lawyer, if the nature of the investigation remains unchanged, e. Click here for Parts One and Two of this article. In this case John E. Reid and Associates senior interrogator and instructor, Richard Byington, worked on behalf of the Innocence Project to interrogate the actual murderer and obtian a confession from that person, which was instrumental in the eventual release from prison of Frank Sterling.

Click here for the article. Reality Over the years researchers in the academic community have conducted a number of research studies on an investigator's ability to detect deception; more specifically these studies have attempted to determine if the nonverbal and verbal behavior symptoms that are used by practitioners to help them assess the credibility of suspects are, in fact, reliable indicators of truth or deception.

In the overwhelming majority of these studies the results have been rather dismal, essentially suggesting that nonverbal behaviors and to a lesser extent verbal cues offer little value in assessing a suspect's credibility. In light of these results, why would field practitioners place any reliance on the behavior displayed by a suspect during an investigative interview for indications of truth or deception? One reason is that the vast majority of research studies do not mirror the context and structure of real life interviews that are conducted in the field, and, as a result, have very little relevancy to the real world.

Clay Jorgensen, Ph. How much corroboration is needed in a confession? How long is too long for an interrogation? Can a 12 year old make an intelligent and knowing waiver of their rights? Can a "mildly mentally retarded" individual make a knowing and intelligent waiver of their rights? Confession voluntariness - "If you don't tell the truth you will go to jail and lose your family Court finds test on suggestibility was "not a valid and reliable test to determine a person's suggestibility to admit to a crime" Confession voluntariness - "We are here to help you, we are the only ones who can help you.

Court listens to but rejects Dr. Richard Leo's testimony that the interrogation was "psychologically coercive and the detectives "went over the line. Statements like "being the guy that's not being completely honest" and being the "odd-man out" and "left out in the cold," do not imply a threat or dire consequences. Can an interrogator's repeated invocations of offers to help the suspect render a confession inadmissible?

Court rejects suppression hearing testimony of Dr. Richard Ofshe Court does not allow expert testimony by Dr. Jeffrey Vanderwater-Piercy concerning false or coerced confessions Court rejects the claim that a coercive environment was created when the investigators mentioned the gravity of the offense and the possibility of a lengthy prison sentence and then told the suspect that if he cooperated he might benefit Court excludes the testimony of Dr. Richard Ofshe A statement to the defendant that "if his girlfriend was charged, and if she stayed in jail, there was a possibility that social services could take her children away" was not coercive Value of electronically recording interrogations - "I'm going to hang your ass if you don't start telling the truth.

Pete Blair, Timothy R. Levine and Allison S. Shaw report on 10 studies that they conducted regarding the investigator's ability to detect deception when the interview is placed in context. They conclude that " Nonverbal leakage in the studies presented here is constant across conditions because only contextual information was varied except in Study 6.

The results of the tests presented here are overwhelming. Clearly, knowledge of the environment in which deception occurs facilitates accurate deception judgments beyond what is possible based on observations of nonverbal leakage. Given the large amount of variation explained by the differences in environments context , deception theories will be enhanced by explicitly recognizing the impact of context.

Clearly the high accuracy rates we achieve is based on the fact that a subject's behavior should never be evaluated as a single determining factor, but always in context - always in conjunction with the case facts and evidence. Click here for a copy of the Blair, Levine and Shaw study. In a study conducted by Dr. Brent Snook and Kathy Keating of the psychology department at Memorial University of Newfoundland, their results, which will be published later this year in the journal Legal and Criminological Psychology, conclude, in part, that "officers interviewing witnesses are potentially reducing the amount of information retrieved by talking too much, asking too many closed-end questions, and failing to adhere to science-based methods for mining memory.

He then picked apart his own implausible theory. DNA testing eventually implicated another person - Mark Christie who was in jail serving a life sentence for murdering a 4 year old child. The Innocence Project contacted John E.

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Reid and Associates and asked us if we could provide an investigator who could interview and interrogate Mark Christie about the murder. We sent one of our staff investigators and seminar instructor, Richard Byington, to meet with the Innocence Project and then eventually with Mark Christie. Rich obtained a full corroborated confession from Mark Christie. Several days later Rich went back up to Rochester with the DA's chief investigator to re-interview Christie who again gave a full detailed confession. The decision was then made to let Sterling out of jail. He was released on April 28, Click here for a copy of the press release issued by the Innocence Project.

And yet, the ambiguity surrounding these topics makes case law a necessity. This case has a useful, practical purpose for frontline officers. Click here to access the complete column. These guidelines consist of five distinct parts corresponding to the acronym "PEACE" : Preparation and Planning : Interviewers are taught to properly prepare and plan for the interview and formulate aims and objectives.

Engage and Explain : Rapport is established with the subject, and officers engage the person in conversation. Closure : The officer summarizes the main points from the interview and provides the suspect with the opportunity to correct or add information. Evaluate : Once the interview is finished, the information gathered must be evaluated in the context of its impact on the investigation. The guidelines do not allow for any accusatory interrogation.

Is the PEACE model an effective alternative for the current interview and interrogation techniques currently practiced by most law enforcement investigators in North America? Reid and Associates on June 8, in Arlington, Virginia. Shatzer , http:www. Defendant exercised his right to have an attorney during the interrogation, so the officer terminated the interview.

Defendant was released back into the general prison population, and the investigation was closed. Another detective reopened the investigation in and attempted to interrogate defendant, who was still in prison. Defendant waived his Miranda rights and made inculpatory statements. He was then convicted of child sexual abuse. The court below ruled that under Edwards v. Arizona, U. Reversing, the United State Supreme Court ruled that since defendant experienced a "break" in Miranda custody lasting more than two weeks between the first and second attempts at interrogation, Edwards did not mandate suppression of his statements.

The court ruled that if a defendant is released from Miranda custody he can be reproached by the police for interrogation. The release back into the general prison population after the sex crime investigation constituted a "break" in Miranda custody, the Court said. The police, however, must wait at least 14 days after a break in Miranda custody before they can re-approach a defendant in order for the defendant to get back to a "normal" life, which in this case was a return to the general prison population.

Thus the Court has adopted a day "bright line" rule for a break in Miranda custody, after which the police can re-approach a suspect who has previously invoked his right to counsel. Powell No. The court below ruled the advice the defendant received was misleading because it suggested that he could consult with an attorney only before the police started to question him and it did not convey his entitlement to counsel's presence throughout the interrogation. The Court reversed, holding that the advice satisfied Miranda. By informing that defendant that he had "the right to talk to a lawyer before answering any of [their] questions," the officers communicated that he could consult with a lawyer before answering any particular question.

And the statement that defendant had "the right to use any of [his] rights at any time [he] want[ed] during th[e] interview" confirmed that he could exercise his right to an attorney while the interrogation was underway. In combination, the two warnings reasonably conveyed the right to have an attorney present, not only at the outset of an interrogation, but t all times. The Court declined to adopt or endorse any particular formulation of the Miranda warnings. The warnings are sufficient if they convey the essential rights required by Miranda , and reviewing courts are not required to "examine [them] as if construing a will or defining the terms of an easement.

The inquiry is simply whether the warnings reasonably 'convey to [a suspect] his rights as required by Miranda. Here are the issues addressed: Court upholds confession in which investigators lied about the strength of their evidence during interrogation Court limits testimony of Professor Saul Kassin on false confession issues Court rejects expert testimony of E. Confession voluntariness - "If you don't tell the truth you will go to jail and lose your family" Court finds test on suggestibility was "not a valid and reliable test to determine a person's suggestibility to admit to a crime" Confession voluntariness - "We are here to help you, we are the only ones who can help you.

Williams , granted the prosecutor's motion to preclude the testimony of the defense expert on false confessions, Dr. Richard Ofshe, stating that his "testimony would not appreciably aid the court or the jury. State 67 P. Richard Leo on the issue of false confessions. The lower court had found that "Dr. Leo's testimony would not appreciably aid the jury in determining whether Vent made a false confession.

Leo's conclusions that certain techniques might lead to a false confession. He also concluded that jurors would be aware that some people do make false confessions and that this proposition could be developed by questioning and argument. Slavchev - "Impaired driving is one of the most common crimes investigated by frontline police officers.

However, the subject of questioning an impaired driver, and the admissibility of the person's statement is usually not at the forefront of impaired driving case law. And yet, these topics are just as important as others about which case law is written. Reid and Associates, and Philip A. Mullenix, a former instructor of the Reid Technique of Interviewing and Interrogation R and a practicing Chicago attorney, review and analyze the confession of Khalid Sheikh Muhammad for insight into the justifications used by terrorists so as to offer suggestions for theme development in the future interrogations of Al Qaeda terrorists.

As they state in the article, "KSM's own statements, both prepared and extemporaneous, illustrate how his mentality and beliefs helped him to justify and admit his murderous conduct before a military tribunal. It stands to reason that KSM's disclosure of his own mentality, beliefs, and rationalizations can serve as a model for successful theme development for use during the interrogation of other All Qaeda suspects.

Previous to this article, Attorney Mullenix published an article entitled, Interrogation Strategies for an Unconventional Extremist Enemy. This article focuses on "an overview of strategies for the interrogation of extremist terrorist suspects. The following is the Table of Contents which describes the information contained in the booklet. You can access the CEA information booklet by clicking here. Amos the Ontario Superior Court upheld the techniques that the interrogator successfully used to obtain a confession, many of which are elements of the Reid Technique.

Gino Arcaro has written a very insightful article describing the techniques used in this interrogation and the court's assessment of these techniques. For example, when discussing the interrogator's efforts to minimize the suspect's moral responsibility, the court stated the following: There is nothing problematic or objectionable about police, when questioning suspects, in downplaying or minimizing the moral culpability of their alleged criminal activity. I find there was nothing improper in these and other similar transcript examples where [the detective] minimized [the accused's] moral responsibility.

At no time did he suggest that a confession by the subject would result in reduced or minimal legal consequences. Those questions did not minimize the offence anywhere close to the extent of oppression within the meaning of Oickle and other authorities. In using the words "this is your opportunity" to tell your story, and statements to the effect that "your credibility is at its highest now", and in asserting to the accused that he would not be as credible ten months down the road at trial when he had "spoken to lawyers", and the like, the detective was making an approach to the accused's intellect and conscience.

From Mr. Arcaro's article, "The confession was ruled voluntary - there was no Charter violation. The primary detective was a "highly articulate, skilled interrogator. He utilized some features of the so-called ' Reid Technique. He did not physically threaten the accused. He engaged in lengthy monologues and called the accused by his first name.

The convicted murderer explained to authorities how he killed his family in a Feb. 18 interview

The crew chief organizes all the maintenance gear, gets all the rental cars ready for the team's arrival etc, and of course takes care of the 7 jet. I believe Boss McWherter is an exemplary officer, leader and warrior. On Oct. What gay life was like in SF in the '70s. I went out to the USAFA prospective student weekend and spent the weekend on campus shadowing a student. The best way to avoid false confessions is to conduct interrogations in accordance with the guidelines established by the courts, and to adhere to the following practices:.

Senese, Vice President, John E. Reid and Associates The bait question is a non-accusatory question in which the possible existence of incriminating evidence is implied for the purpose of enticing the subject to change or consider changing his original statements. The bait question may be based on real or fictitious evidence. Make the Call You are a uniform officer on patrol.

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You stop a man. He resembles a man you know to be wanted. You know an arrest warrant exists for the man he resembles. The stopped man tells you that he is the brother of the wanted man. But, the resemblance can't be ignored. Make the call. Arrest him or let him go? Is he lying? Realistically, do you have the time and resources investigate this claim? Or do you let him go - a huge risk if he is lying. An arrest warrant creates another paradox in the countless catch situations in frontline policing.

An arrest warrant "commands" the arrest of the person named on the warrant. That means no discretion - when an officer finds the named person, the arrest must be made. There is no discretion about letting him go at the street-level. No release - no decision. Bring him to the police station. Violating that "command" is a serious issue - obstruct justice.

And, it's negligent because of the potential danger of repeat crime. But, preventing wrongful arrests is just as important as upholding public safety - the balance between privacy and protection. That's why reasonable grounds of identity has to be proved to make the arrest. Nature complicates frontline policing. Sometimes, a wanted person has brothers. Brothers resemble each other. When does a resemblance constitute reasonable grounds? When does a resemblance need more investigation? What constitutes permissible deception by the police during an interrogation? A fake polygraph test did not render involuntary the defendant's incriminating statement Can an interrogator tell a suspect "this is just between you and me" when, in fact, the interrogation is being recorded and the recording will be used against the suspect?

What IQ score precludes a defendant from making a knowing and intelligent waiver of their rights? No federal requirement to electronically record interrogation Confession ruled inadmissible because of faulty advisement of rights Juvenile's confession ruled inadmissible because of several violations of the Texas Family Code Confession found inadmissible due to threats and promises from the investigators Court rejects opinion of defense expert, Dr.

Christopher Lamps, on coerced confession and waiver of rights issues Value of video taping the interrogation Court finds confession inadmissible because the Miranda rights were not properly explained to the defendant - a 15 year-old with "borderline intellectual functioning" Interrogators misrepresentation of evidence is insufficient to make the otherwise voluntary confession inadmissible Interrogator's repeated references that he could help the suspect rendered the confession involuntary The interrogator's implication of leniency in exchange for cooperation is not coercive Telling the suspect that if he tells the truth it could be in his benefit to do so and exaggerating the strength of the evidence against him does not render a confession involuntary Court refuses to let Dr.

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The CEA functions as an interactive application that segues to appropriate lines of questioning and fact gathering dependent on the applicant's response to the initial question. This built-in expertise encourages and makes it easier for the applicant to provide complete and accurate data and, because of its structure, helps to minimize embellishments or omissions that frequently occur on written application forms.

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However, unlike the NHL, the criminal justice system cannot shut down for a year to re-group. Rule changes in frontline policing happen at an alarming rate and are on-going. The landmark cases are: R. Grant R. Suberu R. Harrison R. Click here for Part 1. Section 24 2 Charter : rule changes - the "revised framework" Part 2 contemporary rules for "Investigation Detention" Investigative detentions are not created equal.

There are two classifications of investigative detentions: Charter detention and non- Charter detention. The right to counsel applies to Charter detentions - the suspect must be informed of the right to counsel when a Charter detention occurs. Conversely, the right to counsel does not apply to a non- Charter detention - the suspect does not have to be informed of the right to counsel.

The differences between Charter detention and non- Charter detention are: i duration ii place iii type of questioning: purpose, extent and content dialogue, and iv exit access: whether the suspect was free to leave at any time. Click here for Part 2 Section 24 2 Charter: rule changes - the "revised framework" Part 3.

Make the Call You are a uniform police officer on patrol pm: Radio broadcast 1: male person attempting to use a stolen credit card at the liquor store, Brooklyn Road. A back-up officer is sent. She informs you by radio that two male suspects are present. The back-up officer is already inside the liquor store. Click here for Part 3. Implied Demand: point-of-reference "Wait a minute. I need to talk to you before you go anywhere. Suberu , the SCC applied the Grant 3-step decision-making model to decide whether this police statement constituted an "implied demand.

Suberu , the SCC divided an investigation detention into stages: a pre-exploratory questioning the pedestrian stop - the initial stage , and b post-exploratory questioning Charter detention - formal interrogation. This common-sense approach makes investigative detention a work-in-progress, a process that changes from investigative detention into a sec. Investigative detention is built in stages.

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Each stage is defined by the volume of information. The starting point of investigative detention is uncertainty, during the hectic moments following a crime-in-progress. Every investigative detention starts with limited information - mere suspicion - and leads to a decision: make a sec. The decision depends on belief - the amount of information known or not known - all with a time clock ticking. The twin-goals of investigative detention are self-protection and find the truth. This requires changing the belief from mere suspicion to either reasonable grounds or no belief of connection.

Investigation detention progresses only if more incriminating evidence is obtained - more information is learned. As additional evidence connects the suspect to a crime, the detention lengthens, triggering the need for the right to counsel. Click here for part 3. The sec. Harrison which dealt with the police seizure of 35 kg of cocaine during a traffic stop. Despite a "flagrant" Charter violation, the Ont. CA had admitted the seized cocaine because the offence was more severe than the Charter violation. This ruling marked a significant sec.

However, in July of this year, by applying the new sec. Grant , the Supreme Court of Canada excluded the drugs, allowed the accused's appeal, and acquitted the accused. Click here for part 4. From an article on their web page the News and Tribune wrote "Local detectives received "world-class" training in the art of interrogation and interviewing this week at Ivy Tech Community College in Sellersburg.

The polygraph paradox A polygraph test is both part of the interrogation process and a separate, specialized interrogation strategy. In some investigations, it is the entire interrogation. In others, the polygraph test is one stage of a questioning pathway. Polygraph tests are usually scheduled when only mere suspicion connects the suspect to the crime. The accused attends the police station by consent as a suspect, not under arrest. Although the right to counsel is required by law only after a person is detained or arrested, suspects consenting to a polygraph test are usually informed of the right to counsel before the test even though this is not required by law.

The inadmissibility of polygraph test results, combined with the consent requirement form a complex relationship between the test and confession admissibility. A crucial part of this complicated relationship is the right to counsel. People v. Mays C. Thus police deception during an interrogation does not necessarily invalidate incriminating statements. A psychological ploy is prohibited only when, in light of all the circumstances, it is so coercive that it tends to result in a statement that is both involuntary and unreliable. Here, the deception was a mock polygraph.

The use of a mock polygraph, the court of appeal concluded, was not likely to produce a false confession. Mays may have believed that polygraphs were perfectly accurate, as he testified, but that was not a belief induced by the police. Further, the trickery was not particularly coercive because, even after he saw the fake test results, Mays continued to deny involvement in the crime. Instead, he simply admitted being present at the scene wearing particular clothes. Other evidence gave that admission weight, namely the surveillance photo and other witness testimony identifying the shooter as a male dressed as Mays admitted he was.

Therefore, the court said, May's ability to admit being present, while steadfastly denying participation, demonstrated that his will was not overborne by the police ruse. Wright's aggravated assault conviction, holding that the charge merged as a matter of fact with Wright's malice murder conviction. However, the Court affirmed Wright's convictions for murder and concealing the death of her newborn infant, holding that the trial court did not err in excluding a defense expert's testimony based on Wright's failure to comply with discovery requirements and her failure to satisfy the evidentiary test in criminal cases with regard to the false confession theory and the Reid method.

The Court also held that, under the totality of the circumstances, the trial court did not err in admitting Wright's confession that her baby was breathing and whimpering after birth; the physical evidence, witnesses testimony regarding Wright's comments, appearance and behavior after the baby's birth and her statements supported her convictions; the trial court properly allowed the medical examiner to opine on the cause and manner of the baby's death, based on the investigative history and his autopsy findings; the trial court did not abuse its discretion in giving curative instructions, rather than granting a mistrial, after the state referred to a non-existent live-birth certificate when questioning a witness; and Wright failed to show that her defense counsel were deficient.

Click here for the complete story. Dressel May the Minnesota Court of Appeals upheld the admissibility of incriminating statements that were made after a polygraph examination. Traditionally unlawful inducements are not always strong enough to exclude. The Pendulum Swings The sec. The pendulum was unbalanced for years, in favour of the defense. Growing evidence shows the pendulum swing is balancing out. Interrogation Reality Among the countless interrogation challenges facing investigators, the following are three facts of reality: Interrogation strategies change during interrogation, sometimes from one extreme to another.

Release is a prominent factor that affects a suspect's decision whether to confess or not. A series of inducements do occur during most interrogations. The key is the strength of the inducment and the relationship between that strength and the decision to confess. These issues all occurred in R. Judge rejects Dr. Under the rule as revised by S c , a district court with a suppression claim must find whether the defendant confessed within six hours of arrest unless a longer delay was "reasonable considering the means of transportation and the distance to be traveled to the nearest available [magistrate]".

If the confession came within that period, it is admissible, subject to the other Rules of Evidence, so long as it was "made voluntarily and If the confession occurred before presentment and beyond six hours, however, the court must decide whether delaying that long was unreasonable or unnecessary under the McNabb-Mallory cases, and if it was, the confession is to be suppressed.

In this case, the Third Circuit did not apply this rule and in consequence never conclusively determined whether Corley's oral confession "should be treated as having been made within six hours of arrest," as the District Court held. Nor did the Circuit consider the justifiability of any delay beyond six hours if the oral confession should be treated as given outside the six-hour window; and it did not make this enquiry with respect to Corley's written confession.

We therefore vacate the judgment of the Court of Appeals and remand the case for consideration of those issues in the first instance, consistent with this opinion. Dear Joseph, You are very welcome. I feel a personal debt to the Reid program. It has helped me resolve several heinous, unsolved crimes. And more importantly, families of victims have gone from being fearful, frustrated and angry, to living with peace of mind and a sense that justice has been done.

I took the Basic Course in , and the Advanced in I was an active polygraphist from - I have personally seen the Reid program transform the ability of law enforcement to solve crimes. I am now in the twilight of my police career, and I am looking forward to the next chapter in life. In my mind, your work has done more to bring about professional policing in America, than all other law enforcement advancements in the past 30 years. Gallo , Dr. Deborah Davis testified for the defense at the suppression hearing click here for a copy of her Power Point slides but the court rejected the effort to suppress the confession, stating that the interrogator "used a technique [Reid Technique] he learned in his police training, and his use of it followed what the courts have deemed to be permissible.

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