Recorded Interrogations and Good Police Work

Many law enforcement officers are concerned that recording interviews will adversely affect the quality of interrogations. However, departments who’ve adopted this technology are overwhelmingly happy with the results, and wouldn’t have it any other way. Here are five reasons why recorded interviews support and enhance your interrogations. Recordings Have More Impact Than Testimony Courtroom testimony […]

Interview Footage: Who Gets to See It?

Who gets to see the body cam footage your department collects? It’s important to have a consistent policy in place before it’s needed. Here are some key issues you’ll want to consider. If you’re going to have a policy for how and when you’re sharing data, you first need to address proper procedure for actual […]

Where Big Data is Big in Law Enforcement

Collaboration via solutions delivered by big data has grown from sounding futuristic to its current buzz across industries. Not surprisingly, it’s no less important in law enforcement than in business, healthcare or other industries. In law enforcement the question is how to harness the power of big data and what it can do to help […]

The New Provisions of the Federal Recording Law

Micah Schwartzbach shares a great perspective on the impact of the new Department of Justice policy on how juries will start hearing cases here in a couple short weeks in one of his most recent posts in his blog Uncuffed. The post FBI to Join Last Century, Start Recording Interviews lays out who the new […]

The New Recording Law Hands Down Solution for Dealing with Competing Confessions

Until two weeks ago, parties on both side of the federal courtroom, defending and prosecuting lawyers alike, have faced the problem of dealing with competing confessions, without the “proof” electronically recorded interviews mandated in many states in non-federal cases. A recent story published in the Crookston Times, a publication out of North Dakota highlights the […]