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  1. Florida Statute s. 918.13
  2. Types of computer equipment and media may include
  3. it is unconstitutional to search a cell phone without a search warrant unless there are
  4. A capias
  5. canvass
  6. Toxicology also analyzes alcoholic beverages for suspected
    chemicals, such as
  7. Modus operandi,
  8. chain of custody
  9. Document what witnesses were able to say about the crime; even if a person reports knowing nothing about the crime, it will be important if the person later claims to have
  10. Moving surveillance
  11. Do not reveal the details of
    the crime
  12. A document is anything
  13. An address is essential to
  14. Stationary surveillance
  15. There are several ways to perform surveillance on a suspect's location: 3
  16. After reviewing the report, a follow-up investigation can include
  17. A chain of custody documentation
    also proves
  18. Be sure to document when a residence is either vacant or there is no
    response to your inquiry; a non-responsive house may require
  19. You should be able to identify a wide variety of controlled substances and drug paraphernalia by
  20. A property receipt, written or electronic, typically records
  21. A lead is valuable when it
  22. When collecting drug paraphernalia, package
    sharp objects such as
  23. a capias is REQUESTED by the
  24. The purpose of an investigation is to
  25. The toxicology section of a laboratory analyzes
  26. Walk the perimeter of the crime scene to identify places where people may have been
    able to see or hear what happened; consider which houses have a clear view of the crime
    scene and are within
  27. The United States Secret Service maintains
  28. The first steps in a follow-up investigation are establishing a
  29. You may also find cell phones at crime scenes; however, you cannot access information contained in a cell
    phone unless you have a
  30. Document analysts use
    a variety of scientific methods to examine documents for
  31. A subpoena is necessary to gain access to these
  32. Electronic surveillance
  33. investigation
  34. a capias is ISSUED by the
  35. People are creatures of
  36. responsibility for follow-up investigations may fall to the
  37. Be On the Look Outs
  38. Without the address and the occupants'
    phone numbers,
  39. When you recover evidence of any kind, begin a
  40. develop suspect with the :
  41. Leads may be
  42. DO NOT touch any part of the
    equipment to avoid (electronic device)
  43. A drive-by at a specific location involves
  44. The Department of Corrections (DOC) lists
  45. Private records,
    such as a company's employment records, employees' medical, dental, or financial
    records, or the records of any private organization, business, or another type, are not
  46. The preliminary investigation focuses on
  47. Should you suspect that the money is counterfeit currency, document it as such and
  48. When comparing modus operandi, consider the following:
  49. Questioned documents may also contain
  50. The investigative case file is the repository of all
  1. a private records.
  2. b a database of counterfeit currency with information such as any suspects that may have already been under investigation; any information that may lead to the apprehension of the counterfeiters; and the denomination, serial number, and the location that the
    suspect passed or transacted the money.
  3. c possible damage to it.
  4. d primary patrol officer dispatched to the call.
  5. e the chain of custody.
  6. f containing a mark to convey a message.
  7. g habit.
  8. h names, seriousness, or how the crime was committed.
  9. i case file, reviewing the information gathered during the preliminary investigation, and identifying and pursuing leads. Locate and interview individuals who may have additional information pertinent to the investigation.
  10. j state attorney's
  11. k clerk of courts
  12. l latent fingerprints and DNA.
  13. m alterations, obliterations, handwriting analysis, indentations, ink comparisons, and machine impressions.
  14. n needles or syringes in puncture-proof packages clearly labeled with the words "WARNING: SHARPS." Personal protective equipment is essential for an
    officer who encounters any chemical or biological substances.
  15. o you will lose time locating the witness again.
  16. p hearing distance.
  17. q information derived from both the preliminary investigation and the follow-up investigation
  18. r sight or odor.
  19. s is the process of making detailed and systematic inquiries and observations about a criminal complaint.
  20. t is following a person of interest on foot or in a police vehicle. It requires a safe distance, more than one police officer, more than one police vehicle, and a coordinated approach, none of which can draw undue attention to the officers' presence.
  21. u necessarily available.
  22. v is a legal order for an arrest issued by the clerk of courts at the request of the state attorney's office.
  23. w inmates released or the supervision status
    of former inmates and provides web-based information on all incarcerated and supervised offenders.
  24. x been a witness
  25. y date-rape drugs or alcoholic levels.
  26. z a follow-up.
  27. aa the evidence submitted in court is the same evidence you collected at the crime scene.
  28. ab moving, stationary, and electronic.
  29. ac chain of custody for the evidence.
  30. ad corroborates or disproves the physical evidence, statements,and/or confessions.
  31. ae recreate what happened during the incident, identify and locate the suspect, and develop enough evidence to establish probable cause to make an arrest.
  32. af officer safety concerns or exigent circumstances.
  33. ag tablets, laptops, desktops, thumb drives, external drives, network systems, removable disks, tapes, digital cameras, and other data storage equipment.
  34. ah establishing whether a criminal act has been
    committed and, if so, what type and when and where it was committed.
  35. ai search warrant.
  36. aj is a documentation of everyone who handled the evidence as well as when, why, and what changes, if any, were made to it.
  37. ak forward it to the United States Secret Service.
  38. al involves parking your vehicle some distance away in a location that allows an approach
    to the area on foot in a covert manner.
    From a concealed position, conduct the spot checks or set up a fixed location and maintain it
  39. am meaning mode of operating or MO, refers to how someone does something, usually repetitive in nature.
  40. an an officer behaving as though passing by this area is just a part of a normal driving routine. A patrol officer looking for a wanted person often performs this surveillance.
  41. ao contacting witnesses,victims, and suspects, reviewing evidence, locating additional evidence, and writing a
    capias request, arrest affidavit, or arrest warrant.
  42. ap verifying that the witness actually lives at the location where you the contact, and is not just a guest.
  43. aq • Does this appear to be a well-planned incident or one committed impulsively?
    • If entry to a building or vehicle is involved, was it forcible, or was a key or
    lock pick used?
    • Were tools used? If so, what kind of tools?
    • If this was a crime against a person, what weapon, if any, did the suspect use?
    What verbal commands did the suspect give? What was the physical description
    of the suspect?
    • If theft was involved, what, and how much, property did the suspect take?
    • What damage was done, and why? Did the suspect do malicious damage to items
    he or she could not take away? Did the suspect do careless damage to things that
    got in the way, or purposeful damage to gain access to a door or fence?
    • What was the motivation for the crime? Profit, revenge, fun, opportunity,
    hate, etc.
    • Were any other resources used in the crime?
    • Were any unexplained items left at the scene?
    • Were there eyewitness accounts to the crime?
  44. ar who, why and how?!
  45. as (BOLOs)
  46. at samples of blood, to determine chemical and alcohol content, and urine, to detect chemical content.
  47. au is a door-to-door inquiry of all possible sources of information in a given area. It may require additional officers, depending on the size of the area
  48. av involves monitoring a person of interest through tracking devices—cell phone or credit
    card use—which typically requires a court order.
  49. aw physical evidence, further suspect information, witness statements, anonymous tips, and information gained while interviewing and processing existing information.
  50. ax states that it is a felony to alter, destroy,
    conceal, or remove any record, document, or thing with the purpose to impair its truth or availability in a criminal trial or investigation.