A judge admonished the Radnor, Pa., police for pretending
that a Xerox copy machine was a lie detector. Officers had
placed a metal colander on the head of a suspect and attached
the colander to the copier with metal wires. In the copy
machine was a type-written message which read: "He's lying."
According to UPI, "Each time investigators received answers
they did not fancy, they pushed the copy button. Out came
the message, "He's lying."
Apparently convinced the machine was accurate, the suspect