Week 9 - Interview And Interrogation

9 Questions | Total Attempts: 102

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Interview Quizzes & Trivia

At face value, you may not think there are a whole lot of differences between the processes of interview and interrogation, but they can be far more different than you think. Do you know the differences? Let’s take a look.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The purpose of an interview is : To gather and test the validity of information in order to determine the particulars of the matter under investigation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Who is interviewed: ______________ and victims who are willing to provide police with information they possess about the matter under investigation.
    • A. 

      Suspects

    • B. 

      Cadets

    • C. 

      Witnesses

    • D. 

      Anyone

  • 3. 
    The purpose of an Interrogation is: To gather and test the validity of the belief that the subject responsible for or involved in the matter under investigation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Who is Interrogated?
    • A. 

      Witnesses

    • B. 

      Suspects

    • C. 

      Victims

    • D. 

      Anyone

  • 5. 
    Why is timing important?
    • A. 

      So that witnesses' stories are not affected by memory loss or the influence of others.

    • B. 

      So that you do not miss the train

    • C. 

      So you wife is not upset with you finishing to soon.

    • D. 

      Immediate gathering of information enables the investigator to prepare for interrogation of suspects.

  • 6. 
    Why is setting or location important? A low pressure, informal atmosphere allows subject to tell in narrative style what he/she has to offer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The eight guidelines for effective interrogation are:
    • A. 

      Learn facts first

    • B. 

      Size up the subject

    • C. 

      Plan your strategy

    • D. 

      Ensure privacy

    • E. 

      Interrogate away from suspects' turf

    • F. 

      Don't create a challenge

    • G. 

      Talk at the subject's level

    • H. 

      Don't get angry unless it's part of you strategy.

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