2 more great interrogation techniques: The "lying child" and the "logical approach"

People do not like to be pushed — they like to be involved in the process, and by their involvement, we can lead them to a confession


In the interrogation we are asking our subjects to share with us their side of the story. Some interrogators try the frontal approach. “You did it, we have witnesses, we have prints, we have DNA, we have hairs, and we have footprints. You might as well confess!” 

I call this the overwhelming evidence approach. People do not like to be pushed — they like to be involved in the process, and by their involvement, we can lead them to a confession.

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