- View the video titled: The Unfair Psychology of Police Interrogations. The video describes the practice of deception in police interrogations, which is entirely legal. Consider the following issues: If deception or lying is generally viewed as unethical behavior, why is it allowed in interrogations? Should the practice remain legal? Is it a question of the lesser harm theory? How does it align with deontological ethics? Finally, is there a concern that this practice generates false confessions?