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1

Witness as a scene what to do

Plan made to preserve and recover all physical evidence from the witness including DNA, fingerprints, clothes, footwear, fibres, body fluids or other material.

2

Prelim interview with a witness may lead to

Early identification or arrest of suspect

Recovery of evidence

Prevention of disposal or destruction of evidence

Prevention of further offences

3

Purpose of a risk assessment for a witness

To establish extent the witness might be at risk of intimidation or physical harm

4

Alibi Witnesses

Make enquiries to determine the veracity of the alibi

conduct enquiries on the alibi witness

Forward the results of the enquiries to the Crown solicitor

5

Refreshing a witness memory

Request the witness refresh their memory by reading any previously signed statements or interview transcripts