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  1. contacting witnesses,victims, and suspects, reviewing evidence, locating additional evidence, and writing a
    capias request, arrest affidavit, or arrest warrant.
  2. is the process of making detailed and systematic inquiries and observations about a criminal complaint.
  3. who, why and how?!
  4. possible damage to it.
  5. verifying that the witness actually lives at the location where you the contact, and is not just a guest.
  6. physical evidence, further suspect information, witness statements, anonymous tips, and information gained while interviewing and processing existing information.
  7. habit.
  8. involves monitoring a person of interest through tracking devices—cell phone or credit
    card use—which typically requires a court order.
  9. the chain of custody.
  10. establishing whether a criminal act has been
    committed and, if so, what type and when and where it was committed.
  11. containing a mark to convey a message.
  12. search warrant.
  13. 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.
  14. 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
  15. is a documentation of everyone who handled the evidence as well as when, why, and what changes, if any, were made to it.
  16. • 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?
  17. primary patrol officer dispatched to the call.
  18. alterations, obliterations, handwriting analysis, indentations, ink comparisons, and machine impressions.
  19. inmates released or the supervision status
    of former inmates and provides web-based information on all incarcerated and supervised offenders.
  20. information derived from both the preliminary investigation and the follow-up investigation
  21. private records.
  22. 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.
  23. meaning mode of operating or MO, refers to how someone does something, usually repetitive in nature.
  24. necessarily available.
  25. hearing distance.
  26. moving, stationary, and electronic.
  27. chain of custody for the evidence.
  28. 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.
  29. been a witness
  30. you will lose time locating the witness again.
  31. latent fingerprints and DNA.
  32. state attorney's
  33. the evidence submitted in court is the same evidence you collected at the crime scene.
  34. names, seriousness, or how the crime was committed.
  35. is a legal order for an arrest issued by the clerk of courts at the request of the state attorney's office.
  36. tablets, laptops, desktops, thumb drives, external drives, network systems, removable disks, tapes, digital cameras, and other data storage equipment.
  37. corroborates or disproves the physical evidence, statements,and/or confessions.
  38. 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. sight or odor.
  40. clerk of courts
  41. date-rape drugs or alcoholic levels.
  42. (BOLOs)
  43. forward it to the United States Secret Service.
  44. a follow-up.
  45. 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.
  46. recreate what happened during the incident, identify and locate the suspect, and develop enough evidence to establish probable cause to make an arrest.
  47. officer safety concerns or exigent circumstances.
  48. samples of blood, to determine chemical and alcohol content, and urine, to detect chemical content.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.