How does your score compare with those that Richmond, McCroskey, & Johnson found of
women and men in college, as stated on page 140 of your text? My score was a 56, so by this
score I assume it is meaning I am a not very nonverbal. I try my best to be as
This discussion question will cover visual story telling. Respond to each of the following
Discuss the pros and cons of visual storytelling.
Lets start with the pros. The pros of visual story telling is that you can actually portray what the
1. Explain the terms area of convergence and area of origin and explain what each term
reveals to an investigator. The area or convergence is the area containing the intersections
generated by lines drawn through the long axes of individual stains that in
List and briefly describe the six definitions of abnormal behavior.
Abnormality as a sense of personal discomfort-People who
experience distress and prevent themselves from being able to
function in their daily lives. This is usually caused from certain
Burglary is a crime against property which may occur to a structure or a vehicle. Burglars are
covert, seeking to remain unseen. Both burglaries and vehicle thefts are very prevalent crimes.
Choose either burglary or vehicle theft and discuss the elements
For this individual work we address the problems that burglaries and car thefts present and how
we, as an agency, would address them.
Consider the following scenario.
In the city in which you work in law enforcement, there is a high crime area riddled wit
Examine the challenges that investigators face in arson investigations.
Arson investigators face substantial challenges while investigating a fire scene. Fire scenes have
a completely different set of problems than a regular crime scene. For one the physi
A fire investigation can be very complex because the cause is not immediately obvious. Arson
investigators spend a considerable amount of time and effort finding the cause and if it was
intentional, on who did it. In the case that an investigation has no
Describe one of the four categories of robbery, along with the typical type of persons
involved and techniques used.
Street robberies are robberies that occur most often on public streets, sidewalks, alleys, and
parking lots. Most street robberies include
Many people who are victims of abuse described it as if they endured a cycle or pattern of
abuse that occurs in three phases. All relationships are different so some will fall into the cycle
and some wont. However, when they do, the cycle is described to
There are eight elements of the crime in death investigations. In a well-developed essay,
describe these elements in detail as they apply to death investigations.
Your response should be a minimum of 300-400 words, Times New Roman, 12pt font, doublespaced
How do your state laws classify criminal homicide? Homicide is defined in the state of
Florida as the killing of one human being by another human being. Although the words
homicide and murder are similar in meaning the act of homicide is not always a crim
We have looked at the elements of the crime of homicide. We now must look at the investigative
process for the successful outcome of the case.
Discuss in detail two of the many challenges which may occur during the investigation of a
homicide. How can the
Lead Investigator/First Responder
Someone will discuss why the first responder assumes control of the scene and
ensures safety of any
Many different types of physical evidence exist. Databases and instrumentation are available to
assist forensic specialists in the analysis of physical evidence. Discuss physical evidence with
your peers. From the chapter, specify one type of physical evi
Larceny/theft is the unlawful taking, carrying, leading, or driving away of property from the
possession of another. The most common motive for larceny/theft is monetary gain.
Larceny/theft can be classified as grand larceny (felony) and petty larceny (mi
How do texting, Twitter, Facebook, and other social network tools affect us?
The obvious would be lifestyle modification (sitting around all day in front of a computer
makes you less active/ hurts your eyes), social media is detrimental for social growth
Because no two crimes are alike and the method by which any crime is committed differs, we
must first understand the process of criminal investigations.
Please respond to both of the following prompts:
In detail, describe one of the goals of criminal inve
In Crime Scene Dynamics I and II:
Digital photography is fairly new as a documentation tool for criminal investigation. Compared to
the film method of photo
A thorough understanding of the implications of Fourth Amendment rights is extremely important
to the criminal investigator. By examining one of the issues that can arise in detail, you can gain
an understanding of the complexities you might face in the f
Instructional Objectives for this activity:
Summarize legal issues regarding search and seizure.
In order for police to successfully enter the premises of possible subjects without a warrant,
certain circumstances must exist.
Please respond to the followi
An effective interview with potential subjects, victims and witnesses can lead to the successful
outcome of the investigation.
Please respond to the following prompts:
Choose an aspect of the interview and interrogation process and explain it in detail.
Search patterns are part of the "tool kit" of the criminal investigator. Refer back to your reading
on search patterns and types of search, on pages 91-100 of your textbook. Based on this
information, please examine the different search patterns and the t
This week, the interview and interrogation process has been discussed. Now focus on a
particular aspect of the process, discuss it with your team, and produce a report of your
findings. One of the most unnoticed aspects of the Interview and Interrogation
The successful identification and arrest of suspects in criminal investigations may rely on
several factors. These factors can include resources such as the community, informants and
Please respond to the following prompts:
The legal issues surrounding the acceptance of evidence collecting at crime scenes include the
rulings on the Frye vs. U.S. case and the Daubert vs. Merrill Dow Pharmaceuticals case. These
cases provide standards used to determine the admissibility of exp
Discuss the impact that gang activity can have on a community. Cite at least one specific
Gangs have a tremendous impact on communities in many ways because gangs of all levels
and kinds usually have a negative effect on the community. Gangs brin
Consider two categories of rape: forcible rape and statutory rape. Forcible rape is sexual
intercourse against a persons will, and without consent, by the use of threat of force. Statutory
rape is sexual intercourse with a minor, with or without the minor
Legal judgment on prominent cases can affect how laws - or constitutional amendments are
applied. In this teamwork activity, you will examine the effects of the Mincey v. Arizona case on
Fourth Amendment rights.
Participate in the teamwork activity by com
You are provided with a scenario. Based on what you have learned so far, organize as if you are
responding to the scene. You are to divide up the responsibilities and describe the
responsibilities for each role. As a team, write a report about what you ac