Getting a written statement

Getting a written statement

For this assignment, you will write a report about the best strategies for having a suspect write a statement after an interview or interrogation has been completed.

Tasks:

Use your readings, the Argosy University online library resources, and other scholarly resources to gather a list of strategies.

Create a 2- to 3-page report addressing the following:

  • On the basis of your research, discuss whether videotaping or recording is applicable to most interview or interrogation situations in which a written statement would be needed from a potential suspect.
  • Describe an example of potential pitfalls that interrogators face when attempting to have suspects make a statement.

Submission Details:

  • By Wednesday, July 9, 2014, save your report as M4_A2_Lastname_Firstname.doc and submit it to the M4 Assignment 2 Dropbox.
Assignment 2 Grading Criteria
Maximum Points
Utilized the information provided in your assigned readings and developed a professional report as an interrogator.
48
Described a relevant example of potential pitfalls that interrogators face when attempting to have suspects make a statement.
36
Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
16
Total:
100