Recorded interrogations could reduce wrongful convictions

Recorded interrogations could reduce wrongful convictions

SPRINGFIELD -- Starting next year, police investigations will change slightly.
SPRINGFIELD -- Starting next year, police investigations will change slightly. A new state law requires police to record interrogations of certain violent offenders, including sexual assault of a child and aggravated arson.

Supporters say the law will cut down on aggressive interrogation techniques which lead to false confessions. The goal is to reduce the number of wrongful convictions in the state.
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