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CONDUCTING CHILD ABUSE INVESTIGATIONS - eBook
With Guidelines, Forms, Questionnaires And Techniques
By Jody M. Ball
The federal government recently reported that child abuse and negligence has been rising at an alarming rate and has increased 27 percent. In this ground breaking work, Jody Ball brings to the printing press methods and techniques he has used for many years to uncover the truth behind allegations of child abuse. Rather your task is concerned with an investigation in a civil or criminal matter or for the plaintiff or defense, you'll find the expert techniques and guidelines in this work of extreme value in conducting sensitive investigations into the various forms of abuse of children, a vital issue in investigative processes today.
TABLE OF CONTENTS--SUBJECT OUTLINE
ORIGINS OF REPORTS OF CHILD ABUSE
An Officer Responding To A Call, Referrals To The Department Of Human Resources, The School District, Physician Referrals, Walk-ins, Anonymous Referrals.
THE ACCUSATION OF CHILD ABUSE
Legal Principles, Public Outcry, False Allegations, Facts
INTERROGATING CHILD ABUSE SUSPECTS
Gathering Information, Extensive Questionnaire forms, Gathering The Physical Evidence Checklist, Techniques Of Interrogation, Obtaining Statements And/Or Confessions, Juveniles As Child Abuse Suspects, Use Of Recording Devices, Use Of Polygraph Examinations, Photographing Juveniles, Photo-Line-Ups, Line Line-Ups, Probable Cause Affidavits, Search Warrant, Child Abuse Records, Sample Interrogation Questions
INTERVIEWING CHILD ABUSE VICTIMS
Special Techniques, Approaches And Legal Considerations
RECOGNIZING CHILD ABUSE
Visible And Medical Signs Of Child Abuse, Behavioral Signs Of Child Abuse
Taking Statements And Interviewing Third Party Witnesses
Warning Before Written Confession Form, Sample Confession Form, Sample Supplemental Form, Sample Witness Statement From,Probable Cause Affidavit, Affidavit For Search Warrant, Sample Search Warrant Form, Return Of Inventory Form
WEB SITE RESOURCES
Reources On The Internet Concerning Child Abuse And Investigation
Based on a decade of private investigative practice and police officer work, the author brings to the forefront step by step procedures on a subject of investigation that gets little coverage today but is of vital concern to investigators, attorneys and law enforcement professionals. You'll find this investigative resource manual brimming from end to end with resources, questionaires, checklists, techniques, guidelines and helps on how to go about conducting an investigation of child abuse and gathering facts on child abuse issues. eBook only, 65 pages.