12. You are interviewing the complainant of a larceny of a government typewriter
when you become suspicious of his actions and information.
You believe the
complainant is actually a cosubject to the larceny. You should:
stop all questions and advise the complainant of his rights.
change from interviewing the complainant to interrogating him.
phrase your questions so that the complainant will incriminate himself.
switch to a more direct type interview approach to determine the
complainant's involvement in the crime.
13. You inform your MPIs that the best way to conduct an interview is to:
question the person step-by-step until you learn what he knows about the
outline the case to the person and ask him which points are correct.
have the person tell his story in his own way.
flatter the person and build up the value of the information he has.
14. One of your investigators asks you about the
interview. You inform him that the best way is to:
only on inconsistencies during the interview.
the interviewee has finished his story before making any notes.
take notes during the entire course of the interview.
so that the interviewee knows his statement is being recorded.
15. You have prepared a list of questions to ask a witness.
In going over the
questions before the interview, you decide to change one question. Which one would
What are the actions of the other witnesses to the crime?
Would you indicate the suspect's actions?
Did you see the suspect leave the scene?
Would you describe the condition of the suspect's clothes?
16. When a female suspect is to be interrogated by a male investigator, it is best
the presence of a witness to the interrogation.
the presence of a female witness to the interrogation.
a female enlisted or female commissioned officer present
none of the above.