Matteo Gessa Biology, Chantelle 20/10/2016 Describe the roles and responsibilities of a SOCO SOCOs (scene of crime officer) have many roles and responsibilities, first of all when they arrive at the scene of the crime they have to deal with any possible injuries and check if the area is safe for them and for the witnesses. When entering the scene of the crime they have to make sure to be wearing appropriate clothing to prevent contaminations, they also have to protect and preserve the crime scene so that the evidence can be collected safely, they also have to decide what is evidence and what is not evidence, then when they decided what is evidence they have to collect them with the correct procedure and transport them to their laboratories
Create rough sketch of crime scene to identify all the possible locations where evidence can be find IV. Photographic and video recording planning 1.2 Documenting the scene and evidence The state of crime scene must be properly documented in order to record the conditions of crime scene and physical evidence. There are 4 major tasks in documenting crime scene which involve note taking, photography, sketching and videography. This documentation will help the analyst to understand how the evidence relates to overall scene and solve the mystery (Girard 2013). Note taking : Note taking is the core of the crime scene.
When we look at the Federal Criminal Process we can see that the first step in the process is Investigation, an investigators duty is to investigate crime, obtain evidence and help prosecutors understand the details of a case. These investigators can be from several different agencies which include the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigations, DHS/HIS (Homeland Security Investigation, USSS (United States Secret Service,
After the committing of a crime the law starts to get involved. One way or another a case will eventually land in the hands of the police. Police then can decide to investigate, arrest, or dismiss a case. After the police determine their investigation path they then have to decide if the information they have gathered is going to lead to the arrest of the criminal. If an arrest is made more steps follow for the criminal and his or her case.
N.p., n.d. Web. 07 June 2016 The type and severity of the examination is up to the CBSA officer and they will make a judgment decision based on a few questions and how you answer them..There operations also include the screening of cars to search for weapons and the use of detector dogs to find illegal drugs or weapons that should not be entering Canada. Any suspicion of the CBSA about you and they will not hesitate to do a full search of the
As a predisposition writer in a juvenile setting the probation officer will be tasked with the important process of writing a report for the judge to take into consideration. A Predisposition report consists of the client’s complete prior history. The probation officer that writes these reports is required to gather all the information that they feel will be necessary to make a proper judgment on the juvenile. Probation officers will collect information on the juveniles past history with law enforcement, family problems, mental health issues, what they client feels are their needs and wants, and numerous other issues that may arise during the meeting. Once this information is gathered and concluded to be factual the probation officer will
The role of a predisposition report writer as a juvenile probation officer in the juvenile justice system is to provide the court with a full history of the youth offender, including everything from past criminal history, education, family history, and more. The predisposition writer’s job is to interview family, friends, teachers, victims, and the youth offender to compare all information and make a formal report of the events that occurred. The report will also highlight possible treatment plans, rehabilitation, restitution, or other sanctions. The goal of the predisposition writer in the juvenile justice system is to gather the best information possible through reliable interviewee’s so that the best treatment plan can be prescribed. The
The prosecution represents the state/the victims in criminal trials. A prosecutor’s responsibilities are to be professional, seek justice, and strive for the truth. Prosecutors live up to their responsibilities by gathering evidence, collecting witness testimonies, and obtaining other information to present a case against the defendant. Throughout the movie My Cousin Vinny, Jim Trotter is the prosecuting attorney. In the entire movie he is using evidence and witness testimonies to try to get the jury to find Billy Gambini and Stan Rothenstein guilty of killing the clerk in the store.
Now psychological profiling which is also known as behavioral criminal personality and criminal profiling is a method that investigators use to develop a profile of a murder, rapists as well as other violent criminals who have not been caught by police officers yet for a crime they committed. On the other hand offender profiling is the belief that it may be possible to work out the characteristics of an offender by simply examining the characteristics of their offences. Therefore, the investigator would use all of the available information they have found about a crime, a crime scene or a victim to build a profile of the criminal or offender. Therefore, crime scene profiling would be when an investigator takes the physical evidence, that was collected and properly analyzed by specialists from a crime scene and systematically reconstruct the scene of the crime in order to get a strategy that will help them to capture the
After someone commits a crime, multitudes of people show up to the crime scene. The Police, Detectives, Marshalls, sometimes even the Fire Department and Ambulances depending on the crime. There are many forms of evidence presented in a court of law, but one type of evidence rises above the rest. Forensic Evidence, as stated in “Forensic Science: Evidence, Clues, and Investigation” by Andrea Campbell is the best evidence to present in trial. First to know which evidence is superior, one must know what all types of evidence are.