Professor Kimberly Brewster Criminal Investigations My Review of Your Project on Chapters

Professor Kimberly Brewster
Criminal Investigations
My Review of Your Project on Chapters 6-8, Interviewing
CRITERIA
LEVELS OF MASTERY
REQUIRED
Exemplary A
“A model to emulate”
Proficient B
“The work of an educated professional”
Developing C-F
“A work in progress”
My
Rating
My Suggestions for Improvement
Interview
(up to 25 points)
 Interview is 20 minutes or longer and models several techniques used by the interviewer in order to gain an answer. The interview is Criminal Justice related and the link provided worked.  (20-25 points)
Interview is 20 minutes and models 1 or 2 techniques used by the interviewer to gain an answer. The interview is Criminal Justice related and the link provided worked.
(14-19 points)
Interview is 20 minutes or less and models only 1 technique used by the interview to gain an answer. The interview is Criminal Justice related and the link provided worked.
(0-13 points)
Deception
(up to 50 points)
The student identifies which type of deception used:
Being nice, developing trust
Deceive suspect with nature of evidence
Misrepresentation of the seriousness of the crime
The student identifies which type of deception used:
Being nice, developing trust
Deceive suspect with nature of evidence
Misrepresentation of the seriousness of the crime
The student identifies which type of deception used:
Being nice, developing trust
Deceive suspect with nature of evidence
Misrepresentation of the seriousness of the crime
Psychological excuses or moral justifications for
 Psychological excuses or moral justifications
for actions
AND
Describes how the deception worked or did not work when applying it during the interview. The student will identify
SPECIFICALLY why the technique did not work.
(40-50 points)
 Psychological excuses or moral justifications
for actions
AND
Describes how the deception worked or did not work when applying it during the interview.
(24-39 points)
actions
(0-23 points)
Use of
Themes-
(Vessel,
1998)
(up to 25 points)
Student identifies which themes (more than 1) are utilized from Vessel’s 5 major themes-  Minimizing crime
Blaming the victim
Decreasing the shamefulness of the
act
Increasing guilt feelings
Appealing to subject’s hope for a positive outcome w/ cooperation AND Student also describes if this was luck or preparation that the interviewer was able to gain information from the suspect. (20-25 points)
Student identifies which themes (more than 1) are utilized from Vessel’s
5 major themes-  Minimizing crime
Blaming the victim
Decreasing the shamefulness of the act
Increasing guilt feelings
Appealing to subject’s hope for a positive outcome
w/ cooperation
(14-19 points)
Student identifies at least one theme utilized from Vessel’s 5 major themes-
Minimizing crime
Blaming the victim
Decreasing the shamefulness of the act
Increasing guilt feelings
Appealing to subject’s hope for a positive outcome w/
cooperation
(0-13 points)
RPM
(Napier & Adams,
1998)
(up to 25 points)
 Rationalization, Projection and Minimization are identified by the student and what was the explanation or who should take responsibility and how was the crime reduced in seriousness or the role the suspect played. Was this a pivotal point in the interview? (20-25 points)
 Rationalization, Projection and Minimization are identified by the student and what was the explanation or who should take responsibility and how was the crime reduced in seriousness or the role the suspect played.
(14-19 points)
 Rationalization,
Projection and
Minimization are partially identified by the student but not explained upon how this was used during the interview.
(0-13 points)
Inbau et al (2013) 9
Steps
(up to 50 points)
Student identifies ALL steps used from Inbau’s approach to interviewing. Student describes how the approach “turned the tables” or how the interview moved forward or stalled after the use of the technique. Student also describes whether the interviewer was able to pick another step if the first was unsuccessful or if the interview quickly ended after failing the first step tried.
Student identifies some of the steps used from Inbau’s approach to interviewing. Student describes how the approach “turned the tables” or how the interview moved forward or stalled after the use of the technique.
Student identifies one of the steps used from Inbau’s approach to interviewing.
(40-50 points)
(24-39 points)
(0-23 points)
Verbal &
Non-verbal detection of deception
Kinesics or
Mechanical
Means
(up to 25 points)
Student identifies which means were used-kinesics or mechanical or both. Results are shared and the interview is analyzed by the student pointing out behaviors indicative of deception by body movement. Mechanical means are explained if used. Results as well as how the suspect and interviewer use this information to conclude the interview. (20-25 points)
Student identifies which means were usedkinesics or mechanical or both. Results are shared and the interview is analyzed by the student pointing out behaviors indicative of deception by body movement. Mechanical means are explained if used.
(14-19 points)
Student identifies solely the means used-kinesics or mechanical.
(0-13 points)