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Midterm Essay Exam

Lydia Lane
Kaplan University
CJ210 Criminal Investigation
Professor Bernard Zapor
Midterm Essay Exam
1. What are methods of inquiry and how are they use in criminal investigation? Methods used in criminal investigation who, what, where, when, why and how. Getting all the facts in a criminal investigation, physical evidence, people, and records. Answer #1.  There are several methods of inquiry that can be used in a criminal investigation.   a. authority method- when an investigator relies on the observations and hypothesis derived totally from another source b.  tenacity method-  when an investigator draws conclusions that are based on beliefs or superstitions c.  intuition- when an investigator leans on his "sense" of what may have occurred The act or process of investigating.

3.2. A detailed inquiry or systematic examination
4. the act or process of investigating; a careful search or examination in order to discover facts, etc.
5. investigational
How are methods of inquiry used in criminal investigation?
who, what, where, when, why and how
we often begin with an inquiry or a question about something we have observed. We want to know what makes something happen or if two events are related to each Other. There are several ways to investigate these questions. one begins with an observation..

Another method of inquiry is the tenacity method. In this method, beliefs are based on superstition or prior beliefs without question.
The final method of inquiry is the intuition method, in which one believes something because it feels correct or seems to make sense. Oftentimes intuition is based on a single example.

It is the act or process of investigating.

Determining, who, what, where, when, why and how we often begin with an inquiry or a question about something we have observed. We want to know what makes something happen or if two events are related to each Other. There are several ways to investigate these...
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