How the Méndez Principles Transform Interrogations Worldwide

Interrogation practices have long been a contentious issue in the field of criminal justice and human rights. We want to keep our communities safe by reducing crime and bringing criminals to trial, yet historically, the use of coercive methods has raised ethical concerns. Agencies today are pursuing better ways to obtain the information they need […]

Global Perspectives on Police Reform and Ethical Interrogations

As the imperative to uphold human rights continues to spread around the world, several countries have been making significant strides in improving their law enforcement processes, particularly regarding interrogation techniques. Improving public safety is now a global mission, and through collaboration and by studying other models, every nation can find new ways to improve their […]

New iRecord Enhancement—Live Remote Viewing for Interrogation Interviews

At iRecord, we’ve always been driven to find new ways to serve and protect those who protect and serve our communities; and understanding that collaboration is a critical component of law enforcement, we are thrilled to unveil our latest innovation: the Virtual Meeting viewing feature. This new offering is designed to empower remote accessibility while […]

Why Do Some States Have Mandated Interview Recording and Others Don’t?

The requirement to record interviews in a criminal or investigative context varies from state to state. In fact, you can find differing policies even from one jurisdiction to another. That’s why agencies need to remain informed. Following the proper protocols can help ensure that you remain compliant. Even better, some agencies are choosing to go […]

TV’s New Look at the Reid Technique for Police Interrogations

Crime shows have been a popular television genre for decades, but in recent years, we’ve seen some changes in how the interrogation scenes are being portrayed. It’s no longer just gritty questioning in TV dramas. Now we’re seeing documentaries investigating agency practices. This is helping to make the public aware of different interrogation tactics. Agencies […]

Using iRecord Solutions vs Security Systems for Interview Room Recording

Agencies that conduct interviews and interrogations for casework can help strengthen the criminal justice system by recording audio and video of their evidence. For that, they obviously want a recording solution that’s easy to use. No one wants to deal with a complicated technical process to set up the recording equipment. Detectives and victim advocates […]

Columbus Police Use New FETI Training to Improve the Interview Evidence Process

Public safety is a concern for every community, from rural towns to big cities. In an effort to get ahead of crime and ensure that justice continues to be upheld, police agencies have always undergone rigorous training; and new research regarding the traditional interrogation techniques has led to new recommendations for officers. It’s long been […]

Deceptive Interrogation Tactics Called into Question by WA House Bill

Across the country, nine states have passed laws to prohibit law enforcement from using deceptive tactics when interrogating juveniles. But now a new bill in the state of Washington is looking at extending this to all defendants. House Bill 1062 would make defendants’ statements inadmissible in court whenever police have used deceptive tactics in relation […]

Be in the Know: IT Compliance Standards for District Attorney Office Staff

In the pursuit of justice, every District Attorney’s office needs to safeguard their data and ensure that the evidence for every case remains secure. Abiding by the various IT compliance standards can help ensure that all information is protected. Everything from your daily office communications to how you handle your evidence for review needs to […]