MONITOR CRIME SCENE AND EVIDENCE PROCESSING AND
In this lesson you will learn how to monitor the crime scene and direct evidence
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
Ensure that proper evidence procedures are used both at the crime
scene and at the evidence depository.
You will have this subcourse, paper and pencil.
To demonstrate competency of this task you must achieve a minimum
score of 70 percent on the subcourse examination.
The material contained in this lesson was derived from the following
publications: AR 15-6, AR 190-30, AR 195-3, AR 195-5, AR 340-18-5,
FM 19-10, FM 19-20.
As a military police officer, you must be familiar with and be prepared to direct
the actions of military police at a crime scene. Establishing procedures to ensure
that evidence is properly identified, protected, collected, marked, secured,
transferred, and disposed of while maintaining a chain of custody, is the key to a
successful trial prosecution.
PART A - PROTECTING THE CRIME SCENE
You are an MP duty officer.
You have received notification of a crime.
arrival at the crime scene, you must supervise and direct the actions of other MP.
The persons at the scene must receive adequate instructions.
A breakdown of the
basic procedures to follow upon arrival at a crime scene are presented in this
learning event. Note that the procedures may not always be performed in the order
presented here. The order may vary depending on the crime committed. However, any
evidence must be maintained in its original state and condition.
procedures for crime scene processing are as follows: