Email Between FBI Officials re: Interrogation Techniques

Heavy redacted series of emails regarding the FBI's stance on interrogation techniques. One official frames it as a "public perception issue."

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Thursday, May 27, 2004
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Thursday, October 29, 2009
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I think the concerns voiced by agents such al lis that we were never trained to use these interrogation
techniques; therefore, although lawful, they are anathema to our way of doing things. This is a public perception
issue we take pride in what we do (not casting any Xidgment upon DOD because we recognize their mission
needs). Furthermore, if we were to enciacie in these technioues, we would be disciplined or even fired. I think
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For what it's worth these are my opinions:
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From: BOWMAN, MARION E. (OGC) (FBI)
Sent: Thursday, May 27, 2004 12:29 PM
To: Caproni, Valerie E. (OGC) (FBI)
Subject: FW:
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