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New Philly PD Interrogation Policy Takes Effect Jan. 1

December 19, 2013
On Jan. 1, the Philadelphia Police Department will implement a sweeping new interview policy that's aimed at protecting the rights of people who are questioned by detectives and eliminating instances of investigators being accused of coercing confessions from suspects.

Calif. Law Requires Juvenile Interrogation Videotaping

October 15, 2013
A new California law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday requires police agencies to videotape interrogations of juvenile suspects in homicide cases to prevent false confessions.

SCOTUS: Silence Can Be Evidence of Guilt

June 20, 2013
Crime suspects need to speak up if they want to invoke their legal right to remain silent, the Supreme Court said Monday in a ruling that highlights the limited reach of the famous Miranda decision.

50 Years After Miranda

May 21, 2013

Officers on the job before 1966 knew that the right to remain silent was guaranteed by the Constitution, but no officer from that era ever thought it was his job to remind offenders of their rights. That changed with the arrest of Ernesto Miranda in March 1963 and the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that followed.

Boston Bombing Suspect Silent After Miranda

April 25, 2013
The surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect has stopped talking to authorities, after a representative of the U.S. Attorney's Office entered his hospital room and advised him of his Miranda rights.

No Miranda Invocation for Boston Bombing Suspect

April 22, 2013
A special interrogation team for high-value suspects will question the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect without reading him his Miranda rights, U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz announced Friday.

Why You Should Talk to the Bad Guys

April 19, 2013
There is something discomforting in hearing a convicted cop killer say, "He got careless, so I wasted him." But how often can a mere six words leave such an indelible imprint on our mind and help get us through our shifts?

Partner Fired At Suspect Who Killed Miss. Detective

April 16, 2013
The partner of a Jackson (Miss.) Police detective fired a round at the murder suspect who killed Det. Eric Smith in a third-floor interrogation room earlier this month.

Video Shows Fatal Assault on Miss. Detective

April 8, 2013
Interrogation room surveillance video captured the killing of a Jackson (Miss.) Police detective by a murder suspect, as more details emerged about the line-of-duty death.

Ariz. Death Row Inmate's Conviction Overturned

March 15, 2013
A federal appeals court has overturned a death sentence for an Arizona woman who arranged to have her 4-year-old son murdered, because a Phoenix Police detective failed to honor her Miranda rights.

How To Score Confessions Like Touchdowns

January 25, 2013
As professionals in law enforcement, we have to raise our game and consistently seek out training throughout our careers to keep improving our skill level and effectiveness at conducting interviews and interrogations.

Suspect-Initiated Interrogation

January 9, 2013

Once a custodial suspect has been given Miranda warnings and has acknowledged his understanding, he might waive his rights and submit to questioning, or he might invoke—either by indicating that he doesn't want to talk, or by requesting counsel.

Report: Chicago Is False Confession Capital

December 10, 2012
News magazine "60 Minutes" labeled Chicago the "false confession capital" of the United States Sunday in a segment featuring several men who claimed they were coerced by police detectives into signing confessions for crimes they didn't commit.

Lawyers and Miranda Warnings: Either/Or?

September 7, 2012

It sometimes happens that a suspect's lawyer offers to surrender him for arrest and agrees to let his or her client be questioned, provided the lawyer is present during the interrogation.

SCOTUS: Miranda Warning Not Required for Inmate Questioned About Other Crime

February 21, 2012
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled against a Michigan inmate who contended he should have received a Miranda warning before being interrogated in a prison conference room about sexual conduct with a 12-year-old boy.

Drawing Lines Around Miranda

February 13, 2012

In November, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its 54th decision on a Miranda issue, in a case called Bobby v. Dixon. This is the third decision on the issue of the admissibility of a suspect's statements obtained after a belated warning and waiver.

Juveniles and Miranda "Custody"

August 1, 2011

In J.D.B. v. North Carolina, the Supreme Court didn't really clarify the issue of Mirandizing juveniles. Until further issues are litigated, officers should consult policy advisers to obtain guidelines for Mirandizing and interrogating juvenile suspects.

'Functional Equivalent' of Miranda Questions

May 11, 2011

"Interrogation" has been defined by the Supreme Court to include both direct questioning and its "functional equivalent." What does this term mean? Three Supreme Court cases and numerous decisions from the federal appeals court have considered this question.

Ask the Right Questions the Right Way

August 3, 2010
The Mexican Mafia informant was making me nervous. He was in top physical condition and we were unarmed and in a very isolated part of the Men's Central Jail. Fifty-some year olds, like Frank and I, would have had our hands full fighting with this witness had he decided to fight.

Chicago Police Torture Trial Opens

May 27, 2010
The federal trial of a former Chicago police supervisor began with an initial day of testimony that included allegations that he played Russian roulette with a suspect and used plastic bags and an electrical device to force a murder confession.
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