Posted: January 28th, 2017
As a detective with a local law enforcement department, you are one of the first to arrive at the scene of a drive by shooting, which resulted in the death of a teenage male. The shooting occurred at a corner gas station of a low income neighborhood. A number of witnesses approach you, including a child who was playing outside; a hearing impaired, visually shaken man who was pumping gas at the station; and a group of young gang members, upset by their friend s murder.
Before you get out of your car, you pause to think about communication.
Discuss potential communication barriers that you might encounter and how you might overcome them.
You get out of your car and look around the crime scene.
Indicate the impact your nonverbal communications may have while interacting with other officers, witnesses, and possible suspects.
You want to interview your witnesses.
Describe the interviewing process you would follow for each witness.
How do you go about speaking with the hearing impaired man, the child, and the gang members?
After gathering all your information, you go back to the police department.
Discuss the technology used throughout the investigation and in the courtroom.
What are the ethical issues to consider?
At the office, you begin to write your report.
Compose a report based on the who, what, when, where, why, and how information available.
After all of the information is reviewed and you have followed up on leads, you have a possible suspect for the murder. When arresting the suspect, he suddenly takes a hostage. Address the following:
Associated legal issues
Writing a press release
Your suspect is finally charged with murder and pleads not guilty. A trial is set, and you attend it.
Who are the key participants in this trial? Discuss credibility issues.
What role will you play in the trial, if any?
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