Assignment 2: 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.
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 CriteriaMaximum PointsUtilized the information provided in your assigned readings and developed a professional report as an interrogator.48Described a relevant example of potential pitfalls that interrogators face when attempting to have suspects make a statement.36Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.16Total:100