this day in crime history: june 13, 1966


On this date in 1966, the US Supreme Court decided Miranda v. Arizona. This decision would result in the warning given to criminal suspects that cops, crooks, and fans of police procedurals know by heart.

Further reading:

Opinion of the U.S. Supreme Court, June 13, 1966

Wikipedia – Miranda v. Arizona

For those who miss the pre-Miranda days, here’s a little taste of how it was done old school by Sergeant Joe Friday in the 1954 big-screen version of Dragnet.

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2 thoughts on “this day in crime history: june 13, 1966

  1. John D.:
    —LOVE the DRAGNET video…Sgt. Friday as one of my heroes…because he told thigs AS THEY ARE.
    God, I miss those days.

    —Miranda…I’m still on the fence over this and have been for decades.
    It’s got good points AND bad.
    Very goof post.

    Roll safe out there.

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