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NAMEStudent ID#:J10: Criminal InvestigationsAssignment 08June 24, 2019Student ID #: J10: Criminal InvestigationsAssignment 08June 24, 2019| P a g e 1
NAMEStudent ID#:J10: Criminal InvestigationsAssignment 08June 24, 2019A home invasion burglary has been reported to you in which a juvenile female was raped.The victim has been taken to the hospital. The suspect was caught running from the scene and attempting to get into his car. A running computer and drugs are visible on the front seat of the car. This case will be multi-faceted with several investigations taking place all at the same time. A home invasion burglary must be investigated, a sexual assault on a juvenile, which is complicated and highly sensitive, drugs visibly found on scene, and a suspect caught running andattempting to flee the area. There will be many officers and investigators working to gather evidence in the many moving aspects of these crimes.First, the officer must inform the proper authorities and question the suspect in custody. The victim of the sexual assault will need medical attention and eventually questioned after she has received the appropriate care. Notating the victim’s location, emotional condition, any visible injuries, photos will need to be taken, was there a relationship between the victim and suspect, photograph the room or scene, looking for signs of displaced items, which is indicative of a struggle, lastly obtain contact information. (Lasley, J., Guskos, N., & Seymour, R. 2014, p296-297) A walk-thru of the premise needs to be done to identify key elements such as point ofentry and exit, items taken from the home and where in the home they were taken from and any potential evidence. In addition, making sure the crime scene is properly secured and that any/all evidence is being properly protected from contamination. I would speak with the first responding officer to get the details of the call for service as well as any information he/she | P a g e 2