When someone is suspected of a crime, it is often a time of great frustration. The fear and anxiety set in and one questions whether or not they will have their freedom taken away. Many people feel that talking to the police and cooperating is a smart move. The reality is that nothing can be further from the truth. How and what you should vary from county to county. To provide a general overview of this topic, we are going to discuss how the Michigan State Police handle interrogation and what you should know about protecting yourself and your freedom.
“The Reid Technique”
When the Michigan State Police do an interrogation, they utilize “The Reid Technique,” which is a form of questioning that has led to many false confessions. “Reid” was used in cases such as “The West Memphis Three,” Brendan Dassey, and “The Central Park Five,” all of which led to a false confession and innocent people that became incarcerated.