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NCJ Number: 68180 Find in a Library
Title: CRIMINAL INTERROGATION, THIRD EDITION
Author(s): A S AUBRY; R R CAPUTO
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 461
Sponsoring Agency: Charles C. Thomas
Springfield, IL 62704
Sale Source: Charles C. Thomas
2600 South First Street
Springfield, IL 62704
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: PROCESSES AND TECHNIQUES OF INTERROGATION OF CRIMINAL SUSPECTS BY THE POLICE ARE PRESENTED, TOGETHER WITH THEORETICAL BACKGROUND. THE BOOK IS MAINLY INTENDED FOR POLICE PROFESSIONALS.
Abstract: HOWEVER, IT IS ALSO RECOMMENDED FOR PROSECUTORS, JUDGES, AND PROBATION, PAROLE, AND CORRECTIONS AUTHORITIES. CRIMINAL INTERROGATION HAS THREE IMPORTANT ELEMENTS: LAW, PSYCHOLOGY, AND TECHNIQUE, THESE ELEMENTS' INTRICATE INTERRELATIONSHIPS IN AN EFFECTIVE INTERROGATION ARE DESCRIBED. INDIVIDUAL CHAPTERS DISCUSS THE PSYCHOLOGY OF INTERROGATION, THE NEED TO CONFESS, THE QUALITIES OF AN EFFECTIVE INTERROGATOR, THE NORMAL PERSONALITY, THE DEVELOPMENT OF ATTITUDES, AND THE PRINCIPLES OF PERSUASION. LEGAL ASPECTS OF INTEROGATION PRESENTED INCLUDE THE ESCOBEDO AND MIRANDA DECISIONS AND THEIR APPLICATION TO HARRIS V. NEW YORK AND RELATED DECISIONS. SPECIFIC ASPECTS OF INTERROGATION COVERED INCLUDE INFORMATION AND INTERVIEWING, THE INTERROGATION ROOM, GENERAL AND SPECIFIC INTERROGATION TECHNIQUES, SYMPTOMS OF DECEPTION, CATEGORIES OF SUBJECTS, CONFESSIONS, AND THE POLYGRAPH. TWO FINAL CHAPTERS PRESENT SELECTED SUPREME COURT CASES FROM 1949 THROUGH 1979. NOTES, A TABLE OF CASES AND AN INDEX ARE PROVIDED. (AUTHOR MODIFIED MODIFIED --CFW)
Index Term(s): Criminal investigation; Individual behavior; Reference materials; Right to Due Process; Suspect interrogation
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