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Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Detroit Police Department Adopts Videotape Interrogation Policy

The Detroit Police Department, whose image has been marred for years by complaints of wrongful detentions, the excessive use of force to obtain confessions and other civil rights abuses, has agreed to videotape interrogations of all suspects in crimes that carry a penalty of life in prison without the possibility of parole. More from NYTimes. . . [Mark Godsey]

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When will Police techniques used for forced confessions widely adopt technologies that leave behind no evidence of abuse? Perhaps after reading the following, you may agree that it has already begun: http://www.angelfire.com/blog/thecrime/

Posted by: Integrity Unbroken | Apr 11, 2006 1:20:59 PM

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