Recall the characteristics, objectives, and processes of purposeful interviewing described in Chapter 3 of Smart Talk. Refer to the textbook as you complete this assignment.
Scenario: While working as a police officer, you respond to a robbery in progress involving two armed suspects at a liquor store. Upon arrival, you and your partner interview three witnesses to the crime. While conducting your investigation, another unit informs you they have a possible suspect detained several blocks from the incident.
Write a 1-page paper (200 words) detailing the steps you would take to identify the suspects in this case. Include in your paper the various factors officers should avoid to minimize the chances of a false identification. Also, include the basic interview techniques you would use to interview the witnesses to obtain an accurate statement of the facts.