Friday, December 11, 2009

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When Police Investigate...

We've all watched interrogations on CSI and NCIS. Check THIS one out, interrogation of one of the Bailey Murder suspects, from the Albany Times Union:
On Sept. 11, Callicutt received a visit from Albany police in state prison, where he is serving 5 years for attempted gun possession. He initially claimed to be in New Jersey when Bailey was killed. And months earlier, Callicutt had passed a lie detector test about the case. But he opened up to police after they told him he had failed the test and that Caldwell and Modest were cooperating with their investigation, neither of which was true.
I once knew a fellow who insisted that your best strategy during interrogation is DENY DENY DENY and never let 'em see ya sweat. Stick to your story! This is also how police extract FALSE CONFESSIONS: they kick your legs out from under you by telling you how you've been found out - or sold out by friends and family!

There but for fortune...

I you think interrogators are ruthless and have no scruples, you haven't met BANKS! Yes, those wonderful institutions that will charge you $30 when your checking account is 2 cents short!!! Another horrible story from the TU!
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