Read the attachments and Web sites listed.
Resource: Web sites: http://www.ncjrs.gov/nij/eyewitness/field_id.html
? Review the guidelines from the National Institute of Justice for the procedures on
showups and lineups used in pretrial identification.
See attachments - showups and lineups.
First, definitions. It is important to enable you to distinguish lineups from showups. The material you provided is enough to explain about procedures in principle though I think it would expand it a bit more if you look at sample cases of wrong identification.
A line of people that is formed for inspection or identification. A criminal investigation technique in which the police arrange a number of individuals in a row before a witness to a crime and ask the witness to identify which, if any, of the individuals committed the crime. In a police line up, a witness to a crime, who may be the victim, observes a group of individuals that may or may not include a suspect in the crime. The witness is not visible to those in ...
The solution defines and explains what showups & lineups are in terms of their application in law enforcement. It provides a concise discussion on the matter, focusing on why showups & lineups are essential tools in identifying perpetrators in the quest for justice. Attached is a word version of the solution, written in APA style.