A military police property identification tag is attached to each separate piece of
evidence as a means of identification.
This tag facilitates processing and
handling of the evidence by the evidence custodian and the laboratory technicians.
DA Form 4002 was shown in Figure 1-11.
disposition of evidence.
It is a multiple purpose form designed to be used as a
receipt. It records the following:
Authority for final disposition.
Final disposition and witnessing of evidence destruction.
An original and three copies should be made of DA Form 4137.
The entries should be
typed or printed legibly in ink. See Figures 1-9 and 1-10.
The original and two copies are given to the evidence custodian.
custodian maintains the original and one copy for his records. The second copy is
given to the SA or MP for inclusion in the case file. The third copy is used as a
receipt when evidence is received from an individual.
PART C - ASSURE THE PROPER CONDUCT OF INTERVIEWS AND INTERROGATIONS
This learning event focuses on the procedures and techniques
involved in interviewing and interrogating a victim, suspect, or witness.
following areas will be explored:
The preparation necessary for interviews and interrogations.
Interview procedures and techniques.
Interrogation procedures and techniques.
Documentation of an interview or interrogation.
Interviews and interrogations are separate events. They are based on an incident
or offense and involve victims, suspects, and witnesses. They are defined below to
clarify the difference.
An interview involves the questioning of a person who is ready,
willing, and able to provide information.
The witness is encouraged to tell the
truth about what occurred.
An interrogation involves questioning a person who is either
intentionally or unintentionally reluctant to fully disclose information relevant
to the investigation.