Setting the Conditions for an Effective Interview

Overview of considerations for setting the conditions for an effective interview:

  1. setting the conditions for an effective interviewConduct the interview at the crime scene whenever practicable;
  2. Make sure a reliable witness is present; and
  3. Have a means to document the interview (see Outline on Preparing Witnesses for Trial for a discussion of the pros and cons of various means of documenting the interview).