Respond to each of the following four questions with detailed insightful responses based primarily on the course text and supported by other relevant, academically reliable sources if appropriate.
What are methods of inquiry and how are they used in criminal investigation?
What is the optimal mindset of an investigator and how are the concepts associated with the optimal mindset of an investigator manifest?
What is the scientific method and how is it applied to criminal investigation by criminal investigators?
Discuss four important sources of information for criminal investigators and provide detailed practical examples of each source listed.
In addition to fulfilling the specifics of the assignment, a successful paper must also meet the following criteria:
Each response should include practical examples that demonstrate a practical understanding of the questions posed.
Answer #1. There are several methods of inquiry that can be used in a criminal investigation.
a. authority method- when an investigator relies on the observations and hypothesis derived totally from another source
b. tenacity method- when an investigator draws ...
Several methods of inquiry used in a criminal investigation are presented.