What criminal investigation actions should be taken what


Robbery

Discusses common robbery and specialized robbery and the criminal investigative techniques involved in solving them or prosecuting suspects. Analyze both of the robbery cases below and address the corresponding questions for one of them.

Three of the fifteen convenience stores in your community have been robbed within the last month, all between 11:00 p.m. and midnight. The suspect, who was captured on security videotape in two of the robberies but wears a ski mask over his face, is apparently responsible for the robberies. His modus operandi is to enter the store when it is empty, point a gun (revolver) at the clerk, and demand all the money in the cash register. The suspect speaks with a stutter and had difficulty speaking during one of the robberies. The clerks all said they smelled alcohol on the suspect.  

What criminal investigation actions should be taken?

What considerations should be noted for the perpetrator and the victims?

Is this case solvable? Should it be pursued? Why or why not?

During the past week, every evening, at approximately 7:00 p.m., a person on a bicycle has ridden up to a pedestrian, pointed a knife at the individual, demanded their money and their wallet, and then has ridden away. In each case, the suspect has tossed the wallet on the sidewalk not far from the scene, several times in sight of the victim. The suspect wore gloves in each case. The robberies have occurred in different parts of town and do not display a consistent pattern as to location at this point. The suspect is describes as a male, wearing a bike helmet, glasses, bike pants, and bike shoes that snap into the peddles of the bike. He is of small build and slight stature and appears to be between 20 and 30 years of age.

What criminal investigation actions should be taken?

What considerations should be noted for the perpetrator and the victims?

Is this case solvable? Should it be pursued? Why or why not?

Your initial response should be 250-300 words in length. Your claims should be supported by assigned readings and/or other academic resources.

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