The Science (or Lack Thereof) Behind Police Interrogations

In her debut “Convictions” column, Maggie Koerth-Baker digs into police interrogation tactics. Whether there’s any real science behind them in general is an open question — but Maggie raises an even more specific concern: What special interrogation tactics and rules are in place when police are dealing with young suspects, or those with cognitive disabilities? The answer, disturbingly, is none.

Check our her column here, and share your thoughts and comments on the topic below.