Skip to comments.Constructing Truth: the FBI's (non)recording policy
Posted on 08/11/2018 6:11:58 PM PDT by marktwain
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The FBI is totally corrupted.
The fish has rotted from the head down since Mueller was Director.
Disband it and start over.
Yes, there are numerous times they record interviews.
The general reasons given amount to:
Record when it is to our advantage. Otherwise, don’t.
The most cynical answer is the correct one. They just come out and say it: "We routinely lie to defendants about what 'evidence' we have. If we record an interview, people will hear all the lies and the threats based on those lies."
- "we know what happened. we're just trying to fill in a few details."
- "look at this big folder with your name on it! all this is evidence against you! no, you can't see a single page of it."
- "and we've got your fingerprints, and all kinds of forensic evidence, and there's video of you, and your buddy already rolled on you..."
- "and we'll charge you with this, and this, and this, and this, and this..."
This policy is only in place to give the FBI maximum latitude to frame anyone for anything they feel is appropriate.
Odd that B L M has not latched on to this topic?
35,000+ employees, a budget of almost 9 billion they deign to tell us about. Supposedly 97% of campaign contributions from DoJ employees went to Clinton in 2016. Nothing is going to happen now, it was probably too late 50+ years ago to change the culture of the FBI.
I had FBI question me about potential illegal acts. There were two. I brought second person into meeting as witness that my only comment was I needed to talk to attorney before answering. I didn’t trust them to accurately record my non cooperation.
Looks like you have read about interview techniques.
Those are ones I have read about.
Yep, that’s what usually happens. They don’t want anything that can effectively counter their “official” transcript.
Or that they were testilying
There are many police interrogations that are video taped.
That the feds dont is all about corruption
You cannot be forced to talk to any agent
So you have direct knowledge of every FBI interview that has ever been conducted? Incredible!
Because, in general, they are?
Could HAVE, lease Dean.
lease - please
Noob is full of it as he is wont to be.
And the sage of Waco opines. Worthless as always.
I can see where they’re coming from. A 302 is easier to revise as needed, compared to the technical difficulty of revising an audio/video recording.
They also don’t want to reveal their interrogation techniques, because us non-cops just wouldn’t appreciate the professional sheen on the threats and lies.
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