REQUIREMENT. The following questions are multiple choice. There are four choices
You are to select the one that is correct.
Indicate your choice by
CIRCLING the letter beside the correct choice directly on the page.
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 not followed this recommendation.
You are a CID special agent assigned to the Fort Blank Field
Office, Third Region, USACIDC, Fort Blank.
What is your basic approach in observing persons, places, and things?
Along systematic lines, beginning with the distinguishing features.
Use a different approach or pattern of observation for each.
What should you do to assure yourself that the most accurate description is
obtained from a witness?
Not talk to him until he has calmed down or relaxed, probably the day
following the accident.
Rely mostly on the statements of a young witness
description of circumstances surrounding the incident.
Aid the observation of the witness by asking pertinent questions to
uncover important details.
Use the technique of having the witness repeat the statement several