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Investigations

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1. List at least two of the six different human sources of DNA material identified in Chapter 1.

(Answer)

Two of them would be blood and tooth pulp.

2. Who is given credit for establishing the London Metropolitian Police Force.

(Answer)

The Credit was given to a Sir Robert Peel.

3. What is a Search Warrant?

(Answer)

It is a written order, in the name of the state, signed by a judicial officer, exercising proper authority, and directing a law enforcement officer to search for certain specific property and bring it before the court.

4. What is the "fruits of the poisonous tree doctrine"?

(Answer)

It's a doctrine that states any evidence obtained from a illegal search and seizure is inadmissible in court.

5. When can legal searches and seizures be made by law enforcement officers?

(Answer)

They can be used when a warrant has been issued, with consent, if it's incident to an arrest, automobile (exception), and in an emergency (exigent circumstances).

6. What are the three essential ingredients of arrest?

(Answer)

The 3 ingredients of arrest are Intention, Authority, and Custody.

7. What is substantive criminal law?

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