Interrogation tactics | Psychology and Law | University of Texas at El Paso


Watch the accompanying video (Good Cop, Baby Cop – I apologize, there is some foul language) and identify which strategies are employed by the interrogators, such as: 

  • Third degree
  • Behavioral lie detection
  • Psychological manipulation
  • Negative incentive vs. positive inducement
  • Accusatorial vs. Information-gathering approaches
  • Minimization vs. Maximization

Be specific in describing the examples that fit with the different types of interrogation techniques. Discuss how these techniques affected the suspect in this case and how research suggests they may affect suspects in real life.

APA Format, in-text citations, reference page

2 pages (no cover page)

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