Police Interrogation And False Confessions

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Police Interrogation and false confessions can damage an adolescent life if they are innocent. There are several things that the police should always keep in mind when integrating a juvenile, understanding a juvenile brain, make sure parents are present when talking to them, don 't let them confess to crimes they did not commit, and make sure they understand about waiving and Attorney.

Hypothesis, this paper will cover the high pressure of interrogations and false confessions from the police, and how adolescents are exposed to various interrogations tactics. Example, if an juvenile have confessed to a crime because of being pressured to do so by the police are said to have a higher percentage of being found guilty of the crime. This story will support the hypotheses.

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In research regarding juvenile ages 13-17 behavior scientific studies of the brain regions associated with emotional impulses and impulse control conclude that adolescent brains are more active than adults brains in regions controlling aggression and fear, and less active than adult brains in area controlling risk assessment and impulse control regions. (1 ) underdeveloped sense of responsibility, which leads to impulsive and reckless decisions, (2) inability to remove himself from negative influences and vulnerability to such negative influences and pressures, and (3) underdeveloped moral…
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