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  1. Contraction
  2. Object
  3. category
  4. Possession
  5. Adjective
  6. Report
  7. Apostrophe
  8. Sworn statement
  9. Interrogation
  10. Conjunction
  11. Door
  12. Read or write, or for any other acceptable limitation.
  13. Written statements and recorded electronic evidence
  14. Past Performance Questions
  15. Noun
  16. Uppercase and separated by a slash.
  17. When
  18. Complainant or Victim
  19. • making threats
    • promising leniency
    • creating physical evidence for use during an interview
  20. Event Stimuli
  21. Florida Crime Information Center/National Crime Information Center
  22. Certified Translator
  23. Confidential Informant
  24. Verb
  25. Pre-interview process
  26. Chronologically
  27. Physiological or behavioral
  28. Privacy
  29. Deception
  30. Define a range of dates as closely as possible.
  31. Statement
  32. Write the reason the person was unable to sign the statement. If possible, an officer can ask a witness to sign the statement.
  33. Minimal encouragers
  34. • offense reports
    • probable cause affidavits
    • supplemental or follow-up reports
  35. Oath
  36. Non-threatening
  37. Sentence
  38. Notes
  39. Grammar
  40. Closed-ended questions
  41. Mirroring, Minimal encouragers, and Cognitive interviewing
  42. What
  43. Sworn
  44. Gross deception
  45. Cognitive interviewing
  46. Mirroring
  47. Open-ended questions
  48. Sentence fragment
  49. phrase
  50. Interview
  51. Affirmation
  52. Who
  53. Homophones
  54. Where
  55. Comma
  56. Primary
  57. Firearm
  58. Isolation and Privacy
  59. Warm-up
  60. Why
  61. Adverb
  62. Grouping
  63. Preposition
  64. Isolating
  65. "Refused to sign."
  66. Competence and
  67. Warm-up, Primary, and Closing
  68. Note taking
  69. Closing
  70. • Witnesses
    • Suspect(s)
    • Victim(s)
    • Complainant
    • Confidential informant
  71. Pronoun
  72. Complainant
  73. "If it isn't in the report, it did not happen."
  1. a A ___ is a group of words that contains a subject (a noun), a verb (action), and an object (affected or receives action) and that expresses a complete thought.
  2. b Additional ways to take notes may include ___ and ___.
  3. c During this stage, express an appreciation for the interviewee's time. Verify contact information from the interviewee in case additional questions come up in the future, and then summarize all information collected for the report.
  4. d A ___ is a written document which gives information about an event, situation, occurrence, or incident.
  5. e ___ are brief statements which indicate that the officer hears what the interviewee is saying and is inclined to hear more.
  6. f ___ requires documenting more than a person's name; an officer must identify information such as names, addresses, all phone numbers, dates of birth (DOB) or ages, employment information, races, and genders.
  7. g ___ is simply documenting the date and time that the incident occurred.
  8. h Your ___ should be positioned on the side that is further
    away from the interviewee.
  9. i Reports are generally categorized as:
  10. j When possible, avoid sitting or standing with your back to a ___.
  11. k Organizing ___ means sorting information by date and time: from the first
    event to the last.
  12. l A ___ is a group of words that forms a grammatical unit, though not necessarily a complete sentence; it is considered nonrestrictive when it can be omitted without disturbing the correctness of the grammar.
  13. m FCIC/NCIC stands for ___.
  14. n Information may also be grouped by ___, such as by witnesses, victims, suspects,
    weapons used, and crime elements. This type of organization helps when completing report forms.
  15. o If the person gives a statement but refuses to sign it, note ___.
  16. p Acts as a substitute for a noun
  17. q Names, persons, places, things,
    actions, qualities, beliefs
  18. r A ___ is the result of combining two words.
  19. s ___ means that certain objects or qualities belong to a person or thing.
  20. t Most jurisdictions
    require that a statement be ___.
  21. u An ___ is a noncustodial meeting where information is obtained from a person.
  22. v ___ helps build rapport and gain trust. (Pg. 159)
  23. w Describes a noun or a pronoun
  24. x ___ is the act or process of writing down brief pieces of information concerning an incident, event, activity, or statement.
  25. y An officer may write the statement for the interviewee if the interviewee does not ___.
  26. z The ___ includes determining whom to interview, when to interview them, the order in which to interview them, where to interview them, what information to obtain, and how to record the interviews.
  27. aa ___ is the location of an incident is a legal requirement which proves jurisdiction.
  28. ab You repeat what the interviewee says but rephrase responses as questions and statements that help clarify information or elicit a more detailed response. Using proper language and tone of voice, which parallel those of the interviewee, conveys your willingness to listen and understand.
  29. ac ___ help officers remember facts, complete the final investigative report, and prepare for deposition or trial.
  30. ad ___ the interviewee prevents outside influences.
  31. ae A report reflects an officer's ___ and ___, not only in writing skills, but also in all aspects of police work.
  32. af The reason for an incident is sometimes called the motive or the ___.
  33. ag A custodial meeting, where information is obtained from a person, is referred to as ___.
  34. ah Links words and phrases and provides temporal, spatial, and logical relationships
  35. ai An ___ is used to show possession or to create a contraction. Possession means that certain objects or qualities belong to a person or thing.
  36. aj In some situations, an interviewee may be injured, sick, or incapacitated and unable to sign the statement. In such cases, the officer should ___.
  37. ak During the ___ stage, the officer obtains information about the incident from the
    interviewee. Ask a variety of open-ended questions designed to collect as much
    information as possible.
  38. al What should you do as an officer if you cannot establish an exact date?
  39. am ___ involves asking questions designed to reveal cognitive memory through the five
    senses: sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch. When using the cognitive technique, ask interviewees questions related to who, what, where, when, why, and how.
  40. an A ___ is someone who reports a crime or alleges that a crime has been committed.
  41. ao Connects words with other
    words, clauses (parts of sentences), and ideas
  42. ap The ___ is probably the most misused punctuation mark.
  43. aq Signs of nervousness, stress, and possible deception maybe ___ or ___.
  44. ar An ___ is a vow or a pledge to tell the truth regarding an incident or occurrence.
  45. as The initial stage of the interviewing process is the ___.
  46. at ___ elicit only "yes" or "no" answers. They are used to get specific answers or help the interviewee refocus.
  47. au Factors that influence the accuracy of an interview include ___ and ___.
  48. av A ___ is written or oral facts that are stated under oath or penalty of perjury.
  49. aw Organizing or ___ information will make writing the report easier and more efficient.
  50. ax Describes, identifies, or quantifies a verb, adjective, or other adverb
  51. ay The three types of basic interview techniques include:
  52. az While officers are allowed to be deceptive to a point, there are limitations on what an officer may say or do during an interview. Examples of officers' limitations include:
  53. ba ___ questions may include asking the interviewee for his or her name, date of birth, address, place of employment, and recent activities likely unrelated to the incident.
  54. bb ___ involves the rules and guidelines that govern a language's usage and enable its users to have the same understandings of its sounds and symbols.
  55. bc Florida law allows a person to make an ___ instead of an oath because of a religious or philosophical belief.
  56. bd A ___ is a permanent, verbal, or written record of a person's account of an incident or occurrence that may or may not be made under oath or affirmation.
  57. be Making threats, promising leniency, and creating physical evidence for use during an interview are considered ___ when used and may suppress the legitimacy of admissions, confessions, and evidence that result from the interview.
  58. bf The ___ conveys what or who is affected or receives the action of the verb. (pg. 173)
  59. bg When taking statements in languages other than English, a ___ is needed.
  60. bh A ___ is a group of words that lacks a subject, verb, or object or fails to express a complete thought.
  61. bi A ___ is someone who provides information in confidence about a crime, either from a sense of civic duty or in the expectation of some personal benefit or advantage, and whose identity is normally not disclosed until required by law.
  62. bj Expresses action, events, states
    of being
  63. bk Law enforcement personnel frequently say,___.
  64. bl ___ is the information regarding the nature of an incident.
  65. bm Recreating the ___, which can be both physical and psychological, can enhance memory recall.
  66. bn There are three stages of a planned interview:
  67. bo ___ encourage conversation and require the interviewees to think, reflect, and provide their opinions and feelings.
  68. bp Generally, the people that should be interviewed belong to one or more of the following five categories:
  69. bq Answers to ___ help an officer assess how the interviewee handled a similar situation in the past. These types of questions can uncover additional information about the history of a situation or determine a behavioral pattern.
  70. br ___ are words that are easily confused in use and spelling. They sound the same but have different spellings and meanings.
  71. bs Abbreviations for gender, ethnicity, and race are usually ___ and ___. (Pg. 155)
  72. bt Generally, the ___ or ___ is the first person to be interviewed, then witnesses, followed by the suspect.
  73. bu Detecting ___ is a valuable skill that an officer can develop over time with practice and experience.