REQUIREMENT. The following questions are multiple choice. There are four choices
to each. You are to select the one choice that is correct. Indicate your choice
by CIRCLING the letter beside it directly on these pages.
This is a self-graded
lesson exercise. DO NOT look up the correct answer from the lesson solution sheet
until you have finished.
To do so will endanger your ability to learn this
material. Also, your final examination score will tend to be lower than if you had
followed this recommendation.
The first action taken by the MPs upon arrival at a crime scene is to:
photograph the scene.
ensure the scene is protected.
collect fragile evidence.
record the date, time of arrival, and weather conditions.
The first photograph taken at a crime scene is normally the:
exterior establishment photo.
entrance/exitway approach photo.
3. Is it considered proper procedure to collect fragile items of evidence from a
crime scene while another MP is making a rough sketch of the crime scene?
Yes, evidence which is fragile may be collected as it is found.
No, evidence is never collected until the scene has been processed for
additional or trace evidence.
Yes, evidence should be collected as soon as it is found and properly
No, evidence is never collected until the entire crime scene has been
sketched and photographed.
4. You know that when the finished drawing of a crime scene is completed, the MP
who made the rough sketch is responsible for:
its accuracy, but not its preparation.
its preparation, but not its accuracy.
its preparation and its accuracy.
neither its preparation nor its accuracy.