Lie #2: Cops Have to Read You Your “Miranda Rights”
This one is straight from TV, but it’s not true. Cops have to read you your rights before they interrogate you while you’re in custody - but not during an arrest.
Lie #4: Only Guilty People Confess To Crimes
Countless INNOCENT people have “confessed” to crimes, usually under intense interrogation and coercion from law enforcement. Black people are most likely to be falsely convicted of a crime, and in many cases it was because of a false confession.
Lie #5: Eyewitnesses, DNA, and Fingerprints Are Reliable
Maybe that’s why so many crimes go unsolved and so many innocent Black people are behind bars!