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... Enforcement Spring, Question Describe the common errors and psychological pitfalls that may affect a criminal investigation. Provide specific examples.
Criminal investigation is a vast field that involves a number of steps in order to solve a case, which are ‘crime detection’, ‘locating and identifying suspects’, ‘locating, recording and processing evidence’, ‘arresting the perpetrator(s)’, ‘recovering property pursuant to the Fourth Amendment requirements, ‘preparing for trial’ and ‘convicting the defendant (Becker & Dutelle, 2013, pp. 17-18). While conducting a criminal investigation, the law enforcement officers such as the investigators, patrol officers, preliminary investigation team, follow-up ...