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I need last help analyzing and answering questions about these two videos:

a) the two ID Theft videos and the effects on you and society (2pts)
b) the photo figures of blood spatter and how they help with CSIs (2pts)

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Identity Theft
Identity theft is a terrible crime that affects millions of Americans every day. Unlike robberies, identity thefts occur without the victim knowing about it. While they are non-violent in nature, identity thefts make victims feel extremely vulnerable. Unfortunately, many victims of identity theft won't realize that they are victims until they receive a fraudulent bill in the mail, or until they have a credit or debit card declined somewhere. According to Investopedia.com (2013), identity theft is defined as, "the crime of obtaining the personal or financial information of another person for the sole purpose of assuming that person's name or identity in order to make transactions or purchases." Identities are stolen in a number of ways including: shoulder surfing, theft, pharming, thieves working a register, computer hacking, and scanners that pick up on wireless phone conversations. Shoulder surfing describes when a person peeks over the victim's shoulder and observes the card number as well as the PIN number entered. Theft describes when someone simply steals another person's property such as pick-pocketing, purse-snatching, burglary, robbery, etc. Pharming describes the process of digging through someone's trash, which can result in obtaining documents with personal identifiers on them. ...

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This in-depth solution describes identity theft and ways to avoid becoming a victim. It also describes some techniques that crime scene investigators use by studying blood spatter, in order to understand what happened immediately before and after an impact.

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As a detective with a local law enforcement department, you are one of the first to arrive at the scene of a drive-by shooting, which resulted in the death of a teenage male.

I have attach the full assignment. I don't know where to start. Help me please.

Write a paper involving a murder scenario. Aside from the information listed below, the details of the scenario are left to your imagination. The result should be a 1,750- to 2,100-word paper, in APA format, with at least three reliable sources to support your handling of various communication situations.

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As a detective with a local law enforcement department, you are one of the first to arrive at the scene of a drive-by shooting, which resulted in the death of a teenage male. The shooting occurred at a corner gas station of a low-income neighborhood. A number of witnesses approach you, including a child who was playing outside; a hearing-impaired, visually shaken man who was pumping gas at the station; and a group of young gang members, upset by their friend's murder.

Before you get out of your car, you pause to think about communication.

? Discuss potential communication barriers that you might encounter and how you might overcome them.

You get out of your car and look around the crime scene.

? Indicate the impact your nonverbal communications may have while interacting with other officers, witnesses, and possible suspects.

You want to interview your witnesses.

? Describe the interviewing process you would follow for each witness.
? How do you go about speaking with the hearing-impaired man, the child, and the gang members?

After gathering all your information, you go back to the police department.

? Discuss the technology used throughout the investigation and in the courtroom.
? What are the ethical issues to consider?

At the office, you begin to write your report.

? Compose a report based on the who, what, when, where, why, and how information available.

After all of the information is reviewed and you have followed up on leads, you have a possible suspect for the murder. When arresting the suspect, he suddenly takes a hostage. Address the following:

? Conflict resolution
? Subsequent interrogation
? Associated legal issues
? Writing a press release

Your suspect is finally charged with murder and pleads not guilty. A trial is set, and you attend it.

Who are the key participants in this trial? Discuss credibility issues.
What role will you play in the trial, if any?

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