Showups and Lineups

Read the attachments and Web sites listed.

Resource: Web sites: http://www.ncjrs.gov/nij/eyewitness/field_id.html
http://www.ncjrs.gov/nij/eyewitness/eyewitness_id.html

? Review the guidelines from the National Institute of Justice for the procedures on
showups and lineups used in pretrial identification.

Adoption of these guidelines remains optional for law enforcement agencies. Do you feel the enactment of these policies into law should remain an option? Explain your answer.

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