First thing, I want you to do before you answer that question. Read the paper I send you and follow those instructions.

To support the 100 or 150 words comments you must base on those attachments readings I send to you

Week 3 Discussion Questions

  • 1) If an interview is recorded, what is the best way to handle the written report?
  • 2) What is the value of a crime scene sketch?
  • 3) How would you handle your note taking if you were interviewing three people at the same time?

Required readings: (to be purchased by students)

Ogle, R. R. (2011). Crime scene investigation and reconstruction (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle

River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall. (ISBN: 978-0136093602)

Osterburg, J. W., & Ward, R. H. (2013). Criminal investigation: A method for

reconstructing the past (7th ed.). Cincinnati, OH: Anderson Publishing (ISBN: 978-

1455731381)

Older editions of the books are allowed.

Recommended readings:

Fisher, B. A. J. (2004). Techniques of crime scene investigation (7th ed.). Boca Raton,

FL: CRC Press.

Lyman, M. D. (2002). Criminal investigation: The art and science (3rd ed.). Upper

Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Turvey, B. (1999). Criminal profiling. San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

You must answer the questions thoroughly and cite all relevant assigned readings for that week (using APA format).

You may also refer to outside sources as long as they are scholarly (e.g., peer-reviewed journals) and/or reputable (e.g., article, chapter from another textbook). DO NOT refer to or incorporate information from extremely unreliable sources (e.g., Wikipedia, TMZ, and The Onion).

Posts must be well written, free of grammatical errors, relevant to the topic, and demonstrate critical thinking and analysis.