Commission recommends that Texas police officers are required to record interrogations in all felony cases as soon as suspect enters the interrogation room.
AUSTIN, Texas — Texas tops the country with 229 wrongful convictions that led to exonerations in the last 25 years, an issue lawmakers are expected to take up when they meet next month.
The Timothy Cole Exoneration Review Commission released a report in December that focused on four areas it determined are ripe for reform: electronic recording of interrogations, faulty eyewitness identification, forensic science practices and false accusations and jailhouse information rules.
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