Chapter 4. The Identification and Measurement of ‘Oppressive’ Police Interviewing Tactics in Britain

  1. Gisli H. Gudjonsson
  1. John Pearse and
  2. Gisli H. Gudjonsson

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713297.ch4

The Psychology of Interrogations and Confessions: A Handbook

The Psychology of Interrogations and Confessions: A Handbook

How to Cite

Gudjonsson, G. H. (2002) The Identification and Measurement of ‘Oppressive’ Police Interviewing Tactics in Britain, in The Psychology of Interrogations and Confessions: A Handbook, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713297.ch4

Author Information

  1. Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470844618

Online ISBN: 9780470713297

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Keywords:

  • resistant suspect confess;
  • reluctant criminal suspects;
  • police interviewing analysis framework;
  • psychological and interrogative factors;
  • microanalysis

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Background To The Research

  • The Cases Analysed

  • Methodology

  • Interview Tactics

  • Suspects' Responses

  • Methodological Issues

  • Statistical Procedures

  • Application Of The Framework To Individual Cases

  • The Heron Murder Case

  • The Miller Murder Case

  • Court Outcome

  • Conclusions