Real Interrogations

Real Interrogation on Investigation Discovery is a real life crime drama that puts the spotlight on investigators, criminals and the interrogations that helps to solve some of the toughest crimes. Detectives are observed using interrogations methods to question criminals. Each episode pushes the boundaries of true crime and these real interrogations use forensics, crime scene investigation, psychological profiling in combination to solve the case. Each half hour episode contains dramatic exchanges between the interviewer and the person being interviewed in an attempt to solve the case. During the interrogations it is evident that these criminals will do just about anything to stay out of jail. They try to match wits with the investigators by lying, cheating and begging in order not to go to jail. Compelling, actual footage of interrogations from real criminal cases is used in this show. The investigators are smart and savvy when dealing with the criminals in their midst not allowing the criminals to manipulate them. Real Interrogations takes place in the interrogation room with a variety of criminals to observe. Catch the goings on of an actual criminal interrogation where Detectives interview an array of different suspects ranging from an estranged husband who keeps changing his story to a career criminal who is a pro with his answers. Detectives use every creative idea to get to the truth in Real Interrogations, they question everything that is said by the criminal in order to trip them up and get at the real story. It is evident that when lying to the detectives it is hard for many of them to keep their stories straight. One of the strategies that works for the detectives is to leave the person alone for a time.

Discovery Channel
1 Season, 13 Episodes
August 12, 2008
Crime, Investigation
Cast: Trini Kirtsey, Roy Williams Jr.
Real Interrogations

Real Interrogations Full Episode Guide

  • After a retired veteran is found beaten to death, investigators learn he was selling drugs illegally and suspect one of his customers turned violent.

  • When a construction worker finds a young woman's corpse hidden in the corner of an unfinished building, investigators suspect her boyfriend.

  • When a mother of four is murdered, police suspect her ex-husband -- and get some answers in the interrogation room as his family turns against him.

  • Detectives have little to go on when a devoted father vanishes, but as the investigation unfolds, they find that he's been living a double life.

  • When an 87-year-old man is murdered, police suspect a family member and bring the person into the interrogation room for answers.

  • A woman vanishes after being seen chatting with two men at a bar, and cops discover that the men were suspected in other missing-persons cases.

  • Looking at a career criminal as the culprit in a string of sexual assaults, Orlando detectives try to force him to slip up in the interrogation room.

  • Finding no signs of burglary when a Minnesota businessman is killed in his home, police suspect the man's 17-year-old son and his friend of murder.

  • A man is stabbed to death, and only his girlfriend knows what happened. But one detective believes there may be more to the case than meets the eye.

  • Horrifying details emerge in the interrogation room after cops in a New Mexico desert town open the trunk of a burning car and find a woman's corpse.

  • Words and body language help investigators create a powerful case for murder after a teenager is found dead and burned along a roadside.

  • Police use their best interrogative skills to probe the disappearance of a 68-year-old woman, whose estranged husband is telling conflicting stories.

  • When a high school junior is stabbed to death, police suspicions quickly fall on those who last saw her alive.

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