Drew Peterson

Throwing the Book at Him?

"I think Drew Peterson had everything to do with the disappearance of Stacy, whether it was because she ran away or because he harmed her. I think he is a sociopath," Derek says during a taped interview. He gives his impressions of the former sergeant. "He was there to talk about his past, his triumphs, how great of a cop he was, how great a husband he was. When people call him a monster in the media, I think Drew Peterson actually likes it. Any type of celebrity is fine by him, as long as you don't call him a liar. He doesn't mind being the villain, as long as he's the famous villain." 

Derek joins Dr. Phil and Drew in the studio. "Did you come away with a feeling, a conclusion, about what you think happened in this case?" Dr. Phil asks.

 

"I haven't reached a final conclusion. I'm actually still investigating. His interviews with me did not make him look particularly good," Derek replies.

"Why did they not make him look good?" Dr. Phil inquires.

"One of the things he said to me " he boasted about it " was, ‘I'm pretty good at the con,' and that came from his police days."

Dr. Phil faces Drew. "Did you say that?" he asks.

"I don't remember saying that," Drew says. "When I was working undercover, I had a pretty good ability to con people into believing I was something other than what I was."

"Can you con people?" Dr. Phil asks.

"I believe, yes," Drew answers.

"Are you conning the police now?" Dr. Phil inquires.

"No."

Dr. Phil introduces Drew's attorney, Joel Brodsky. "Is Drew a liar?" he asks.

"That's an interesting question. When he did his undercover police work, obviously part of his job was to make the narcotic sellers believe he was a buyer," Joel replies. "But I found that when he gives his version of what occurred regarding either Kathleen or Stacy, the facts, the evidence, backs him up. So I don't find him to be a liar about these issues."

Dr. Phil reveals that Drew recently submitted to a polygraph examination in an attempt to clear his name. He examines the polygraph results.

"On Sunday, October 28, 2007, did you last see your wife, Stacy, in your home before going to bed, after coming home from work?" he reads. "The answer was yes, and it was scored as a deceptive answer."

"I answered truthfully, and I have no idea why it came up deceptive," Drew replies.

 

"Next question, do you know the whereabouts of your wife, Stacy? Answer: No. Results: Deceptive. Next question: Did you receive a phone call from your wife, Stacy, on the evening of October 28, 2007 telling you that she was leaving you? You answered yes, and the result was deceptive. Any thought, theory or idea as to why that would come up deceptive, if you were telling the truth?"

"I have no idea. I can't even answer for it," Drew replies.

Dr. Phil introduces Drew's attorney, Joel Brodsky. "Is Drew a liar?" he asks.

"That's an interesting question. When he did his undercover police work, obviously part of his job was to make the narcotic sellers believe he was a buyer," Joel replies. "But I found that when he gives his version of what occurred regarding either Kathleen or Stacy, the facts, the evidence, backs him up. So I don't find him to be a liar about these issues."

Dr. Phil reveals that Drew recently submitted to a polygraph examination in an attempt to clear his name. He examines the polygraph results.

"On Sunday, October 28, 2007, did you last see your wife, Stacy, in your home before going to bed, after coming home from work?" he reads. "The answer was yes, and it was scored as a deceptive answer."

"I answered truthfully, and I have no idea why it came up deceptive," Drew replies.

 

"Next question, do you know the whereabouts of your wife, Stacy? Answer: No. Results: Deceptive. Next question: Did you receive a phone call from your wife, Stacy, on the evening of October 28, 2007 telling you that she was leaving you? You answered yes, and the result was deceptive. Any thought, theory or idea as to why that would come up deceptive, if you were telling the truth?"

"I have no idea. I can't even answer for it," Drew replies.