Controversial criminal interrogation technique suspected of producing false confessions under fire

Used widely in Wisconsin, does the Reid Technique result in wrongful convictions? By Krista Johnson/IowaWatch As she voluntarily entered the police interrogation room in Moline, Illinois, four years ago, Dorothy Varallo-Speckeen thought she was there to help solve a child-abuse case. She soon realized, however, Detective Marcella O’Brien thought she, a then-22-year-old babysitter with no […]