1 hr 8 min

James Trainum, Expert In False Confessions and Police Interrogation, Does Killler Cross‪!‬ Killer Cross Examination

    • True Crime

Have you ever admitted to something you didn't do just to get out of an emotionally difficult situation or moment? Most of us have. If so, you've experienced how false confessions occur. Did you know that 25% of all wrongful convictions involve false confessions? Do you know how to spot one? Do you you think you're immune from making a false confession or how to protect yourself from being the subject of one? They happen. A lot. James Trainum, a former detective with the Washington D.C. Police Department, is my guest and he’s an expert in police interrogation techniques and false confessions. He has appeared in/on NPR, the New Yorker magazine, The New York Times, 48 Hours, USA Today and Netflix on the series about Confession Tapes. He walks me through how they occur and how they can be prevented.
Your jaw will hit the floor when you hear how police interrogation techniques work and how confessions are extracted.  

Have you ever admitted to something you didn't do just to get out of an emotionally difficult situation or moment? Most of us have. If so, you've experienced how false confessions occur. Did you know that 25% of all wrongful convictions involve false confessions? Do you know how to spot one? Do you you think you're immune from making a false confession or how to protect yourself from being the subject of one? They happen. A lot. James Trainum, a former detective with the Washington D.C. Police Department, is my guest and he’s an expert in police interrogation techniques and false confessions. He has appeared in/on NPR, the New Yorker magazine, The New York Times, 48 Hours, USA Today and Netflix on the series about Confession Tapes. He walks me through how they occur and how they can be prevented.
Your jaw will hit the floor when you hear how police interrogation techniques work and how confessions are extracted.  

1 hr 8 min

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