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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.


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


Purpose of a risk assessment for a witness

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


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


Refreshing a witness memory

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