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  1. suppression hearing
  2. the independent administrator will provide standardized instructions to the victim or witness to promote consistency in the administration of this procedure.
  3. Make sure you understand the question.

    Answer the questions accurately.

    Listen carefully to the question asked by the attorney or judge.

    Pause before answering to collect your thoughts.

    Ask for the question to be repeated, if necessary.

    Ask for the question to be clarified, if necessary.

    Say that you do not understand the question, if necessary.

    If necessary, you can say, "I don't know."

    Answer the questions completely.

    Answer the questions clearly.
  4. Confidential informants
  5. leads
  6. consider who the contact is and what his or her relationship to the victim or suspect may be.
  7. suppression
  8. driver's license
  9. admissible evidence
  10. agency
  11. destroys your credibility.
  12. must
  13. sentencing hearing
  14. bond
  15. why" and "how"
  16. time has passed since the incident.
  17. field contact
  18. opportunity
  19. juvenile
  20. do not alter your answer to match someone else's answer, even if it means giving testimony that contradicts that of another officer.

    avoid suggestions or peer pressure to enhance your testimony and strengthen a case.
  21. reports
  22. know or have access to everything you know about the case.
  23. re-interview the victim and any witnesses, and follow any leads of known associates or family members.
  24. the officer's job is to provide accurate and complete testimony of the available facts, not to steer the case.

    do not change your attitude when responding to the opposing counsel's questions just because the counsel is an opponent.

    avoid suggestions or peer pressure to enhance your testimony and strengthen a case.

    avoid allowing personal experiences and beliefs to affect the ability to be fair and objective.

    avoid displaying extraordinary interest in the case.
  25. six
  26. waive the review
  27. type of reward, favor, or reduced sentence.
  28. recognizes the suspect without influencing the identification.
  29. document why he or she is unable to identify a suspect.
  30. line-up
  31. judge
  32. Listen intently whenever counsel repeats an answer, remember what you said, and correct any error counsel made in restating the answer.
  33. to fill the pause (after answering a question) with extra information.

    to fill silence with unsolicited testimony.
  34. evidence
  35. Modus operandi
  36. wanted person, updating your location and status.
  37. once and in the same sequence as originally presented, only if the victim or witness requests.
  38. Convey professionalism, knowledge, and confidence and give firm, decisive answers. If necessary, the state attorney will ask appropriate follow-up questions.
  39. evidence
  40. suspect
  41. bond
  42. compromise your safety or your position as a law enforcement officer.
  43. all case reports for a court proceeding from the records sections or the designated personnel in your agency.
  44. any comment made by the victim or witness during the entire process, word-for-word.

    all statements of identification and non-identification
  45. deposition
  46. may not
  47. Compare past incidents with the current incident, noting actions or features that are the same.

    Review BOLOs from various incidents including suspects who tend to commit distinctive or specific types of crimes.

    Review BOLOs from various incidents including the peculiarities of the crime.

    Compare information regarding unsolved crimes to determine what questions may remain unanswered.

    Review BOLOs from various incidents including known behaviors of the suspects.
  48. the court can use early testimony to impeach you later in the court process.
  49. provide information.
  50. similar
  51. independent administrator
  52. mode of operating
  53. show-up
  54. probable cause affidavit
  55. method used to conduct the photographic array.
  56. Simultaneous
  57. location
  58. physical description of the suspect.
  59. 119
  60. trial
  61. maintain interaction with members of the community and establish a network of sources of information.
  62. Qualify your answer by saying that you cannot answer "yes" or "no", then give the facts and details, such as saying, "I cannot tell you yes or no. All I can tell you is that I saw a small shiny object in the defendant's left hand."
  63. field contact's
  64. may or may not be
  65. simultaneous
  66. provide names or other leads worth following
  67. pretrial meeting
  68. The first time opposing counsel uses the wrong name, title, or rank, politely correct him or her. If the counsel persists, ignore the behavior and focus on the question.
  69. first appearance
  70. personal
  71. first appearance
  72. Pause, stay calm, remember the defense counsel's motive, and speak deliberately
  73. weakness
  74. rule of sequestration
  75. It is necessary to stay alert and control your ego. Focus on the facts of the case, and not let the attorney's statements become confusing or distracting.
  76. modus operandi
  77. juvenile
  78. information relates to an active investigation or intelligence.
  79. aliases
  80. CAD
  81. make any additional commentary beyond reading the standardized instructions.
  82. sequential
  83. the entire sequence
  84. Sequential
  85. victim or witness/suspect
  86. victim or witness' ability to identify the subject, and if circumstances will allow the prompt display of a single suspect.
  87. subpoena
  88. you must stop speaking until the judge rules.
  89. sentencing
  90. lineup identification
  91. off the record
  92. Please certify the question
  93. array
  94. quickly as possible to limit the legal impact of the suspect's detention.
  95. memory
  96. discuss the case with the appropriate agency personnel, such as your supervisor, watch commander, or crime scene and evidence personnel.
  97. last-minute concerns
  98. confidential informants