Assignment

Read the case summary and accompanying character descriptions, then answer the following question: Who would you hire for this position and why? Please state and explain your decision in a one-page summary.

Scenario You are a criminal investigator for the Small City P.D., which has a population of 30,000 people. After investigating a family violence incident and an aggravated assault you finally leave the police station at 9:00 p.m. After getting home eating and taking a hot shower, you go to sleep at around 1:00 a.m. At 2:30 a.m. your cell phone rings and the night shift supervisor Sgt. Kennedy tells you that there has been a burglary at a major store in a strip center on the Interstate and this case has been assigned to you as the lead investigator.

Your Role Your job is to choose an assistant lead investigator who can help you to organize the crime scene activities and coordinate the personnel and resources needed to process this burglary. Also, you need a detail oriented person who will scrutinize all of the investigative documents such as evidence logs, crime scene logs, catalog interview reports, and assist with the interviews and interrogations of suspects.

Key Players Officer Myra A Patrol Officer with Small City P.D. who wants to get promoted to Criminal Investigations Deputy Johnson Former Deputy Sheriff with Mid County Sheriff’s Department CSI Mata CSI for the Big Town P.D. Corporal Clemmons Corporal of Small City