CRJ 311 Week 2
CRJ 311 Week 2 Assignment, Crime Scene Management
CRJ311 Week 2 Discussion 1, Drugs and Scheduling
Some stimulants can be used in the treatment of hyperactive disorders, which can lead to abuse. Do you think more scheduling is necessary to prevent this? If so, what type of criteria should be included? Argue your opinion as to why the above listed criteria need to be included. If not, argue your reasons for leaving the scheduling as it is.
While the schedule of a drug will help determine the severity of the charge against a suspect in a drug case, the amount of drug also plays a factor. Explain the necessity of the following:
- Analysis of drugs in a criminal case
- The chain of custody, and
- The preservation of evidence
CRJ_311 Week 2 Discussion 2, Field Sobriety Tests
An officer responds to an accident in which a vehicle has crashed into a parked car. The driver seems to have the odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath but does not exhibit any other signs of impairment. The officer conducts several field sobriety tests on the driver. One of the most familiar sobriety tests is the walk and turn test. Do you think this is an effective way to judge whether a person has been drinking? Why or why not? Inventory the benefits and drawbacks.
Considering your newfound knowledge of ethanol, why do you think the tests used in the Standardized Field Sobriety Testing program help in the determination of alcohol use and impairment in the individual?
CRJ311 Week 2 Journal SANE or Not
You have had an opportunity to read about sexual assault cases and the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) personnel involved in these emotional types of cases. SANE personnel are helping many sexual assault victims through the judicial process. Reflect on what you think makes an excellent SANE employee and what similarities you would bring to the field. What are some additional qualities you would bring to this type of forensic case?