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]
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]
What movies or TV shows feature the quintessential police interrogation scenes? [more inside]
Are there any transcripts available online of non-famous rather-SOPy US police interrogations? Are such things public domain?
Crime TV Filter: What really happens during interrogations? Are the TV shows anything like actual witness/suspect interviews? [more inside]
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]
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]
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]
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?
Does anyone know who makes the chair that Agent Smith wheels over and sits down in while interrogating Morpheus in the first Matrix movie?