For Phyllis Young only

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:

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