Criminal Investigation, writing homework help

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Assignment 1: Crime Scene Investigation
Due Week 3 and worth 160 points

Preliminary investigations do not necessarily yield enough information to prosecute a criminal case. Despite a thorough preliminary investigation, many cases require a follow - up investigation. Use your textbook, the Internet, and / or Strayer Library to research articles on crime scene investigation. 

Write a three to four (3-4) page paper in which you:

  1. Assemble a set of guidelines on conducting preliminary investigation for a criminal case.
  2. Propose one (1) strategy that criminal investigators should take in order to conduct an efficient follow-up investigation. Provide a rationale to support your response. 
  3. Select two major crimes (e.g. sudden deaths, sex related crimes) and compare and contrast the key differences in reporting the two major crimes that you selected.
  4. Determine the three (3) most important characteristics of an effective criminal investigator and discuss the importance of each characteristic you determined.
  5. Support or critique the argument that the criminal investigation process should maintain the balance regarding freedom of information through media outlets and privacy rights of alleged perpetrators of crime. Provide a rationale to support your response.
  6. Use at least two (2) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar type Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Describe the major components of and responsibilities involved in the investigative process.
  • Recommend improvements to the criminal investigation process in selected areas.
  •  Describe the procedures for the preparation of field notes and the documentation of a crime scene.
  • Use technology and information resources to conduct research in the criminal investigation process.
  • Write clearly and concisely about the criminal investigation process using proper writing mechanics. 

Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic / organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric.

Click here to view the grading rubric for this assignment.


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School: New York University

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Crime Investigations ought to take after following specific guidelines when directing the
preparatory investigation. A criminal specialist ought to be learned, imaginative, tolerant and
persistent regardless of their designation, pay, and rank. It is vital for a criminal agent to take
after an arrangement of rules to acquire as much data amid the examination. Criminal
Investigators have numerous obligations including assessing the scene gathering proof, get ready
itemized reports of the crime scene and what is found at the scene and the logical assessment and
examination of the confirmation. Most police examinations start at the scene of a crime. The
scene is just characterized as the real site or area in which the incident occurred. It is imperative
that the main officer on the crime scene legitimately ensure the evidence. The first step the
investigator ought to take after confirming the death on the crime scene to take responsibility of
the crime scene. In the absence of supervisor at the crime scene, the criminologist is held
accountable for investigation, of which the ...

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