10 posts tagged with interrogation.
Displaying 1 through 10 of 10. Subscribe:

If you took the money, would you tell us?

Someone I know was called in for questioning about some money that disappeared at the workplace, and told me about the kinds of questions asked. I can't figure out what the police were after with one of them. [more inside]
posted by johnofjack on Apr 28, 2014 - 27 answers

how can I avoid answering standard, polite questions?

I hate responding to small-talk interrogations. I'm a private person, and I just don't feel ok with giving relative strangers answers to personal-feeling questions, even though the questions themselves may be fairly innocuous. I also get confused and flustered when people ask me a lot of questions, and I will make mistakes, even though they are about me. How can I avoid answering these kinds of questions? [more inside]
posted by windykites on Sep 20, 2013 - 26 answers

What movies or TV shows feature the quintessential police interrogation scenes?

What movies or TV shows feature the quintessential police interrogation scenes? [more inside]
posted by chudmonkey on May 8, 2012 - 42 answers

Transcripts of non-famous SOPy US police interrogations?

Are there any transcripts available online of non-famous rather-SOPy US police interrogations? Are such things public domain?
posted by xmutex on Dec 31, 2009 - 3 answers

how often do people blurt a confession

Crime TV Filter: What really happens during interrogations? Are the TV shows anything like actual witness/suspect interviews? [more inside]
posted by slavlin on Jul 22, 2008 - 20 answers

Scholarship on stereotyping accurately!

What are the best scholarly books and articles in any field that would bear on how you might rapidly assess a person and predict aspects of his or her behavior based on various easily (not *necessarily* instantly) ascertainable characteristics (demographic information, body language, speaking patterns, ethnicity, education, etc.)? [more inside]
posted by shivohum on Feb 26, 2007 - 12 answers

Can you be prepared for sexual assault?

Can people be trained to better withstand or recover faster from sexual assault? I'm thinking specifically of people being sent into situations where being sexually assaulted is a high risk (e.g. law-enforcement undercover in the sex-trade, humanitarian aid workers in combat zones, soldiers)... [more inside]
posted by sarahkeebs on Dec 23, 2006 - 13 answers

You want the truth? You can't handle the truth!

When I came to I was tied to a chair in the dark basement of what appeared to be a farm house. Across the table was Herr Doktor with a menacing look behind his small circular glasses. He was filling a syringe when he said "Von dose of zee Sodium Pentothal and ve vill know zee truth!" "Sodium Pentothal?" I thought to myself, what the hell is that? How does it work and I'm pretty sure there is gonna be [more inside]
posted by DragonBoy on Aug 24, 2006 - 13 answers

Air Travel post 9-11

I haven't been on a plane since 2000 (before a certain terrorist attack) and I have a trip next week so is there anything i really need to know? Can I bring food, pencils, fingernail files, etc. onboard with me? Should i be careful what i say out loud? Are people gonna stop me wherever I go?
posted by Slimemonster on Apr 13, 2004 - 32 answers

Matrix Furniture

Does anyone know who makes the chair that Agent Smith wheels over and sits down in while interrogating Morpheus in the first Matrix movie?
posted by tirade on Jan 6, 2004 - 11 answers

Page: 1