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Recording Interrogations

Philly Finally Makes Good On a Promise to Record Interrogations and Confessions

Steve Drizin | Posted 02.21.2014 | Crime
Steve Drizin

The failure to record entire interrogations left police officers open to allegations of abuse, and over the years has led some Philly judges to toss out confessions and other juries to acquit potentially guilty defendants when defendants have claimed they were coerced.

Caught on Camera: Why the NYPD's Move to Tape Interrogations Is Long Overdue

Amy Traub | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Amy Traub

Yesterday the NYPD announced that they would launch a pilot program videotaping police interrogations of criminal suspects in two precincts this year. This reform is long overdue.