During an interrogation, the suspect admits to certain elements of the crime,
but not the crime itself. How may this information be best used?
Disregard and "press on" with your original interrogation approach.
As a wedge to pry out further admissions or a confession.
Verify facts already obtained by investigation.
Verify by investigation and add to the already collected evidence of
All previous interrogation attempts of a suspect have failed to yield
You decide to try a different approach, and associate the
suspect in relation to a fictitious crime, very similar in nature to the actual
Later you ask the subject to write the details of the crime
related to him. What are you looking for in the subject's response?
A refusal to write the story.
Leaving out facts in his story that were indicative of the actual
Including details indicative of the actual crime in his story that were
not mentioned by you.
Changing facts or details in his story that relate to the actual crime.
How are polygraph tests useful to a special agent?
They make a thorough criminal investigation unnecessary.
They aid the special agent in arriving at the truth.
They can be used to establish the guilt of a suspect before a military
They can be used by the special agent at the local level.
You are preparing to question a suspect through your interpreter.
you instruct the interpreter to do prior to beginning the questioning?
Ask questions of the subject whenever a point needs clarification.
Sit to the side and slightly forward of you.
Translate the subject's answer as he construes the meaning.
Put into his own words any question or answer he does not understand.