Monday, June 20, 2011
The Norfolk four: False confessions from intense police interrogations
PBS Frontline covers the case of the norfolk four in this segment of frontline, it contains a ninety minute documentary, and several articles and interviews about the case. A brief summary of the cases is that a young woman was brutally beaten, raped and murdered. Detective Robert Glenn Ford used intimidation tactics to coerce false confessions from four navy servicemen, they were sent to prison based on the false confessions. Detective Ford eventually was sent to prison for 12 and a half years for corruption.