Police Promise of Leniency, Then Confession – Inadmissible?

Police work hard to make our cities safe, but often cross the line in trying to catch those who commit crimes.  Can a police officer promise leniency or immunity from prosecution to a suspect?  After all, the police officer is not the district attorney.  Does a trick by police mean the suspect’s confession inadmissible if it was given in reliance on the false promise?  Does such a trick mean the case is dismissed?  Click on the following link to find out.


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