Assessment 6

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Assessment 6
2014-01-07 12:21:48

assessment 6
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  1. You should inform the Custody Officer of ROAST

    What is ROAST
    • TIMES
  2. What 3 things should someone be told when they are under arrest at a police station?
    • -right to have someone informed about the arrest
    • -right to consult codes of practise
    • -right to consult with a solicitor free of charge
  3. Before transporting someone in a vehicle what should you check?
    The vehicle is empty, and this should also be checked afterwards
  4. You should DIE on arrest... what is DIE
    Check for 

    • Dangerous implement
    • Implement that could be used to escape
    • Evidence of any offence
  5. Who's responsibility is the security of the detainee
    The arresting officer
  6. When making an arrest what information should be given?
    • -They are under arrest
    • -The grounds for the arrest
    • -The reason that the arrest is necessary
  7. When someone has a right to have a person informed what does this mean?
    • Can tell the person
    • -That they have been arrested
    • -Where they are detained

    If first person not contactable may choose up to two others
  8. Searching detained persons comes under what act?
    Section 54 PACE
  9. What 3 reasons would a custody officer have not to return person items upon release?
    • The custody officer has reasonable grounds to believe that it is necessary to retain the property because it is:
    • • Evidence of an offence.
    • • In possession of the detainee unlawfully.
    • • Necessary to make further enquiries regarding the property
  10. Outline the purpose of an arrest.
    An arrest is the taking or depriving of a person of his or her liberty in order that he or she will be available to answer an alleged or suspected crime or offence.
  11. Define ‘appropriate adult’ in relation to persons at risk.
    In the case of a person mentally disordered or mentally vulnerable,
    • A relative, guardian or other person responsible for the person’s care or custody.

    • Someone experienced in dealing with mentally disordered or mentally vulnerable people, but who is not a police officer or employed by the police (such as an Approved Mental Health Professional as defined by the Mental Health Act 1983 or a specialist social worker), or

    • Failing either of the above, some other responsible adult aged 18 or over who is not a police officer or employed by the police.
  12. Define ‘appropriate adult’ in relation to persons at risk.
    In the case of a juvenile,
    • His/her parent or guardian (in the case of a juvenile in care, a representative of the care authority or voluntary organisation).

    • A social worker of a local authority, or

    • Failing either of the above, another responsible adult aged 18 or over who is not a police officer or police employee.
  13. You must have reasonable grounds for an arrest
    Reasonable grounds are identified with IDCOPPLAN, what is this?
    • I - Investigation (to allow prompt and effective of the offence/conduct of the person)
    • D - Disappearance - prevent hindrance of prosecution by disappearance of suspect
    • C - Child (Protect child/vunerable other)
    • O - Obstruction of highway (prevent)
    • P - Physical injury (prevent)
    • P - Public decency (prevent commission of offence against)
    • L - Loss/damage to property (prevent)
    • A - Address (of suspect not known/doubted)
    • N - Name (of suspect not known/doubted)
  14. What Human Rights are my you be breaking by making an unlawful arrest?
    • Article 5 - Depriving of Liberty
    • Article 7 - No punishment without Law
    • Article 11 - Freedom of Assembly
  15. Drunken detainees should be placed in the recovery position. What 4 r's should you use to make sure they are still ok?
    • Rouse the detainee
    • Response to Questions
    • Response to Commands
    • Remember to make note of any medical conditions
  16. What are the benefits of TIC's
    ·        Gives victim a chance to claim compensation

    ·        May save court time

    ·        Defendant can ‘clear the slate’

    ·        Provides further picture to prosecution

    ·        Valuable intelligence maybe gained
  17. What's PEACE to use during interviews?
  18. What are the 3 main areas to consider during an interview?
    The intent (mens rea) What was in the suspect’s mind at the time? Why did they commit the crime?

    The action (actus reus) What did the suspect do?

    The method (modus operandi) How did the suspect commit the crime?
  19. Methods of gathering further information include what?
    • • Intelligence Checks
    • • Police National Computer (PNC)
    • • Information from other officers
    • • Interviews with co-accused
  20. What should an officer consider pre-interview as regards to the Legal Advisor
    • • material to disclose
    • • material to withhold
    • • testing of evidence
    • • recording the information disclosed
    • • potential for conflict
    • • the working relationship with the legal advisor
  21. What is Section 24?
    Arrest without a warrant
  22. Explain how to complete and apply a master tape seal and how to document other methods of recorded interview.
    • Your answer should include the following key points:
    • You should complete the master tape seal before placing it around the cassette tape case.
    • Remember to obtain the signatures of all persons present.
    • Write the Unique Tape Reference on the label and Exhibit Reference.
    • Details of the procedure when conducting a secure digital network interview.
    • Details of the procedure when conducting a video recorded interview
  23. List five conditions that may affect a suspect’s suitability for interview.
    • • intoxication (drink or drugs)
    • • behaviour
    • • age
    • • mental ill health
    • • physical disorder.
  24. What does PACE Code of Practice C say about interview location?
    As far as practicable interviews shall take place in interview rooms which are adequately heated, lit and ventilated.
  25. It may be that a second offence comes to light in interview, what should the officer do?
    The person should be arrested for this further offence during interview and the grounds for the arrest
  26. What following conditions may make a person unfit for interview?
    • • intoxication (drink or drugs)
    • • behaviour
    • • age
    • • mental ill health
    • • physical disorder.
  27. There are three aspects you should consider when challenging an interviewee’s account, what are they?
    1. Timing your challenge

    2. Adopting a clarification seeking approach

    3. Asking for an explanation of the discrepancies
  28. What are the 7 Key principles of investigative interviewing:

    • Aim
    • Act Fairly
    • Ask a Wide Range of Questions
    • Admission - Early
    • Investigative Mindset
    • Questioning
    • Right to Silence
  29. What is a significant statement?
    A ‘significant’ statement or silence is one which appears capable of being used in evidence against the suspect.

    A ‘significant silence’ can only arise after a person has been cautioned

    Both significant statements and unsolicited comments must be put to the suspect precisely
  30. All arrests are PLAN, and justifiable. Any action taken must be recorded.
    What is PLAN?
    • Proportionate
    • Legal - Human Rights Act
    • Accountable
    • Necessary - IDCOPLAN
  31. What is a Caution +2?
    When a person who is not under arrest is initially caused because you intend to ask them questions about the suspected offence(s), they must be told that they are not under arrest & are not obliged to remain with the officer
  32. What are the four core skills of investigative interviewing?
    • Plan and Prepare
    • Questioning Skills
    • Listening Skills
    • Building Rapport
  33. What are the primary goals of an interview
    • obtaining information
    • gathering evidence
    • seeking the truth
  34. What is an MG6b
    details of the discipline record (if any) of any police officer who is a witness in the case.
  35. What is an MG6C
    police schedule of non-sensitive unused material, for example an original telephone message reporting a crime or notes made by an officer during an investigation.
  36. What is MG6d
    police schedule of sensitive material, for example details that identify an informant or an undercover police officer. Sensitive material is material that the disclosure officer believes would give rise to a real risk of serious prejudice to an important public interest.
  37. What is MG6e
    police schedule of information which may undermine the prosecution case or assist the case for the accused, for example: where the description of a suspect given by one witness differs from that given by other witnesses
  38. What is S17
    Entry for purpose of arrest etc
  39. What is S32
    Search upon arrest. - DIE
  40. What is S19
    General power of seizure etc.
  41. What is S18
    Entry and search after arrest
  42. 5 principles of the investigative mindset
    • Understanding of the material
    • Planning and Preparation

    • Examination
    • Recording and Collation
    • Evaluation
  43. What is Caution +3?
    If is a suspected person attends a police station, who are not under arrest, but to discuss any suspected offence(s). They must be told they are not under arrest, can leave and any time and can have free legal advice.