Wise Up on Ineffective Interrogation Techniques

Posted July 13th, 2017, by Dan Carman

A major change in the way law enforcement organizations operate may come sooner than later and hopefully indicates a positive trend in interrogation techniques. The Marshall Project, a non-profit journalism organization that focuses on the criminal justice system, has reported that Wicklander-Zulawski and Associates, a consulting group that has trained hundreds of thousands of police officers across the country, has suggested they will stop using the Reid Technique for interrogation. The Reid technique originated with John Reid, a polygraph expert, in the 1940s and has been updated periodically since. Ultimately, the Reid Technique is a nine-step formula to elicit a … Continue reading “Wise Up on Ineffective Interrogation Techniques”

During Police Interviews In Kentucky, Can A Witness’s Statements Against Me Be Used In Court?

Posted January 12th, 2012, by Dan Carman

These statements can be used. Typically, however, the witnesses would have to testify in person in court, and you would have the right to confront them and ask them your own questions. If you (or a loved one) have been arrested in Kentucky or in the Lexington area in particular, call my office at (859) 685-1055 for a free consultation. Our lawyers specialize in helping defendants fight back on assault charges, misdemeanors, domestic violence, property crimes, drug charges and more, call today.

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