Interrogation techniques continued,0,6423651.story

So, I have always told potential clients (everyone) that if they ever shot anyone legally or otherwise, not to make any statements to the police. This Chicago story is a good example of why you shut up. There is nothing you say which will not be used against you. I interviewed the  Director of the Texas Department of Public Safety Training  Academy a few years ago. He told me that it was the policy of the department to allow 48 hours before interveiwing an officer involved in a fatal shooting. The reason, because of the stress induced by the incident can result in misleading information.

Do you think a civilian involved in a shooting ever got that consideration? Oh hell no. In fact the opposite would be true. Harsh and lengthy interrogation techniques are used readily against persons involved in homicides.

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