Persuasion does Not Equal Coercion

In the hit TV series, The Office, Lackawanna County part-time Volunteer Sheriff’s Deputy Dwight Schrute’s aggressive approach to getting the information he needs to know is makes a lot of us laugh. We know that he sometimes isn’t all “there,” but how many of us recognize that in some ways we believe that our own […]

Recording Raises the Likelihood of False Confessions—FALSE!

A popular myth that recording a victim’s testimony will raise the likelihood that he or she will make a false confession continues to be debunked. Recording not only helps close cases more quickly, but the right equipment also provides hard evidence that can be saved, retrieved easily at a later date and shared with entire […]