karl_lembke (karl_lembke) wrote,

Rewards don't work either

Terry Karney bases his case the "Torture Doesn't Work®" in part on
accounts of false confessions that are obtained using torture.

Well, based on that, here's proof that rewards don't
work, either.

The force has been involved in various scandals and gaffes,
including three in the space of a fortnight in May last year. First, an
elderly farmer was seized by armed police and thrown in a cell after -
quite legally - firing a warning shot at a dog that was threatening his
lambs. Then it emerged four police officers had resigned after giving
remand prisoners special favours - including sexual liaisons with
girlfriends - in exchange for false confessions.
Tags: tkw

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