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Investigation process

Investigation

The type of activity investigators engage in and the material gathered varies depending on whether investigations use the reactive or proactive method. However, they all go through similar stages, as shown in the process of investigation diagram. Every investigation is different and may require a different route through the process, eg, in some cases the identity of the […]

Cash seizure

Investigation

This section focuses on cash seizure by the police. Guidance on confiscation and recovery of property and the investigation of money laundering is also available. Cash seizure It is likely that officers will find cash linked to criminal conduct during the course of their duties. This could be during any criminal investigation and particularly when […]

Working with victims and witnesses

Investigation

A witness is a person, other than a defendant, who is likely to give evidence in court. All victims are also witnesses and should be treated as such. All victims have ‘Rights’ set out in the Code of Practice for Victims of Crime. The success of any investigation depends largely on the accuracy and detail […]

Acid and corrosive substances

Investigation

  The following resources provide advice and guidance when responding to or investigating offences involving corrosive substances: Guidance General advice for investigators and CSIs (this link is available to authorised users who are logged on to the College Managed Learning Environment (MLE)) Packaging Advice First response – Remove, Remove, Remove Campaign Resources, eg, posters and leaflets […]

International

Investigation

A range of tools and instruments are available to first responders and investigators to support them when conducting inquiries or investigation involving foreign nationals or information held overseas. In particular, there are additional checks that need to be undertaken when dealing with a foreign national, as well as tactical options available to investigators through Immigration […]

Communications strategy

Investigation

The way in which investigators manage communications will have a significant effect on the investigation they are conducting. The main purpose of this strategy is to communicate or receive information which assists investigators to progress their enquiries. This can be achieved through internal communications by using colleagues and partners within the criminal justice system and through external communications by […]

Forensics

Investigation

Investigating a crime scene and forensic analysis using specialist procedures and techniques can provide evidence to: prove that a crime has been committed exclude a suspect from a scene link a suspect with a scene establish the identity of a victim, suspect or witness corroborate or disprove witness accounts interpret the scene in relation to […]

International Crime Coordination Centre (ICCC) guidance documents and forms

Investigation

To support investigators a range of reference material and forms are available: Further information International APP International Crime Coordination Centre (ICCC) The International Crime Coordination Centre (ICCC) has been established to support and advise UK policing to better use international instruments, especially through the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. Tel – 0300 790 0000 Manhunt […]

Managing investigations

Investigation

The Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 Code of Practice under part 2 states that: All investigators have a responsibility for carrying out the duties imposed on them under this code, including in particular recording information and retaining records of information and other material. The successful management of an investigation requires planning, organisation, control and motivation. […]

Investigative interviewing

Investigation

Investigation is a core duty of policing. Interviewing victims, witnesses and suspects is central to the success of an investigation and the highest standards need to be upheld. Forces need to develop and maintain the valuable resource of a skilled interviewer. Interviews that are conducted professionally and quality assured realise several benefits. In particular, they […]