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The most effective technique for an officer to recall past events is to...
a. commit everything to memory
b. jot everything down on slips of paper
c. use an individualized shorthand
d. answer not listed
A(n) ________ is the questioning of a person who is believed to possess knowledge that is of official interest to the investigation
In taking notes if a mistake is made the officer should...
draw a line through the error, so it's still legible, then correct the error next to it or above it
The extent of notes taken for any one incident will be determined by the individual officer and
the particular assignment
When interviewing witnesses at the scene, you should...
allow witnesses to tell their own story, the ask pertinent questions
Miranda warning requires the subject be advised of his/her right to...
a. have counsel appointed if they cannot afford counsel
b. remain silent
c. terminate the interview at any time
d. all are correct
Note taking serves what purpose?
all are correct
The majority of notes will result from ...
The best type of field note book is the...
________ are brief notations concerning specific events and circumstances that are made while fresh in the officer's mind
Which of the below should not be in the field note book
a. personal notes or memos not pertaining to investigation
b. opinion comments related to the investigation
c. doodles or drawings made in margins
d. all the above
Notes aid in...
a. accurate testimony
d. all the above
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