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Eight new PowerPoint presentations for your review

We have prepared 8 brief PowerPoint presentations for your review which address several current issues involving the Reid Technique and interrogation practices.

The first is entitled, What is the Reid Technique? (14:10 ) - in this presentation we discuss the three stages of the Reid Technique, including Factual Analysis, the Investigative Interview and the Interrogation process. Click here for the program.

The second presentation is entitled, Behavior Symptom Analysis: Assessing a Subject's Credibility (9:31) - in this presentation we discuss the issue of Misclassification and whether or not investigators can accurately evaluate a subject;s credibility based on the behavior symptoms that they display during an investigative interview. Click here for the program.

The third presentation is entitled, The Use of Deception During an Interrogation (10:22) - in this program we discuss whether or not an investigator can falsely tell a suspect that evidence exists which links him to the commission of the crime, and if he can, what safeguards must be followed. Click here for the program.

The fourth presentation is entitled, Interrogation Tactics and Techniques (10:33) - in this program we discuss such issues as The Purpose of an Interrogation; Minimization; Pragmatic Implication and the Alternative Question; and, the "Accident Scenario." Click here for the program.

The fifth presentation is entitled, False Confession Issues (6:31) - in this program we discuss the causes of false confessions and the safeguards that are built in to The Reid Technique to protect against this occurrence. Click here for the program.

The sixth presentation is entitled, What Do the Courts Say About the Reid Technique? (9:49) - in this program we discuss several court decisions as they examine the admissibility of confessions that were obtained by using the procedures outlined in the Reid Technique. Click here for the program.

The seventh presentation is entitled, What Do the Courts Say About the Testimony of False Confession Experts? ( 9:29 ) - in this program we discuss several court decisions as they examine the admissibility and relevancy of the testimony offered by false confession experts. Click here for the program.

The eighth presentation in entitled, How False Confession Experts Mischaracterize the Reid Technique (15:12 ) - in this program we review many of the statements that false confession experts oftentimes make about the Reid Technique and examine the accuracy of such statements. Click here for the program.