Police And Criminal Investigation: Analysis Of Successful Police Criminal Investigation And Challenges Of Investigation In Uganda. A Case Study Of Lira Municipal, Lira District

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION .................................................................................................. i

APPROVAL ................................................................................................... ii

DEDICATION ................................................................................................ iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ........................................................................................... iv

LIST OF FIGURES .................................................................................................. v

LIST OF LEGISLATIONS AND STATUTES ...................................................................................... vi

TABLE OF CONTENTS .............................................................................................. vii

CHAPTER ONE ................................................................................................... 1

1.0 Introduction .................................................................................................. 1

1.1 Background to the problem ..................................................................................................... 3

1.2 Statement of the problem .............................................................................................. 3

1.3 Purpose of the study ................................................................................................. 7

1.4 Specific objective .................................................................................................... 8

1. 5 Research questions ................................................................................................... 8

1.6 Scope of the study ........................................................................................... 8

1.7 The significance of the study ................................................................................................... 8

1.9 Methodology ............................................................................................... 12

CHAPTER TWO ................................................................................................ 13

2.0 Introductions ................................................................................................ 13

2.0.1 Institutional Framework .............................................................................................. 13

CHAPTER THREE .............................................................................................. 14

METHODOLOGY .............................................................................................. 14

DATA PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION ............................................... 14

3.0 Introduction ............................................................................................... 14

3.1 Conceptual Framework. .............................................................................................. 14

3.2 Types of information relevant to investigations ............................................................... 15

3.2.1 Information from Physical Evidence; ............................................................................... 16

3.2.2 Information from People/victims Witnessed and Suspects ..................................... 16

3.2.3 Eye witness and identification ........................................................................................... 18

3.2.4 Demographic Characteristics (Profiles) of Respondents ............................................ 18

3.2 Age Categories of the Respondents ...................................................................................... 19


3.2.5 Crime profile of the area of study ..................................................................................... 19

3.5 Research Designs .................................................................................................. 19

3.6 Research Population ................................................................................................. 20

3.7 Sample Size ......................... : .......................................................................................... 20

3.8 Sampling Procedure/Techniques ......................................................................................... 20

3. 9.1 Questionnaire .................................................................................................. 21

3.9.2 Interviews ............................................................................................... 21

3.9.3 Observation .............................................................................................. 21

3.10 Data Control and Measurement ......................................................................................... 21

3 .12 Ethical considerations .......................................................................................... 22

3.13 Study Limitations ............................................................................................. 22

CHAPTER FOUR. .............................................................................................. 24

ANALYSIS OF SUCCESSFUL POLICE INVESTIGATION ...................................................... 24

4.0 Institution of criminal proceedings ...................................................................................... 24

4.1. First information report ............................................................................................. 24

4.2 Preliminary investigations ...................................................................................................... 25

4.3 The follow-up or continuing investigation ......................................................................... 27

4.3.1 Reconstructing the crime. A rational theory ................................................................. 28

4.3.2 Focusing the investigation .................................................................................................. 28

4.4 Basic investigation leads ............................................................................................ 28

4.6 The crime scene search .............................................................................................. 31

4.6.1 Duty of an investigating officer at the scene ................................................................. 32

4.6.3 Systematic search procedures ........................................................................................... 33

4.6.3 Preliminary examination of the scene ............................................................................. 36

4.6.4 Recording the crime scene .................................................................................................. 37

4.6.4.1 Field notes taking ............................................................................................... 37

4.6.4.2 Photographing the crime scene ..................................................................................... 37

4.6.4.3 Planning picture taking at crime scene ...................................................................... 38

4.6.5 Sketching crime scene ..................................................................................................... 40

4. 7 Methods of sketching the crime scene ......................................................................... 41

4.8 Collection and preservation of physical evidence ................................................... 42

4.8.3 Evidence kit ............................................................................................. 44

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Research, S. (2022). Police And Criminal Investigation: Analysis Of Successful Police Criminal Investigation And Challenges Of Investigation In Uganda. A Case Study Of Lira Municipal, Lira District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/police-and-criminal-investigation-analysis-of-successful-police-criminal-investigation-and-challenges-of-investigation-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-lira-municipal-lira-district

MLA 8th

Research, SSA "Police And Criminal Investigation: Analysis Of Successful Police Criminal Investigation And Challenges Of Investigation In Uganda. A Case Study Of Lira Municipal, Lira District" Afribary. Afribary, 20 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/police-and-criminal-investigation-analysis-of-successful-police-criminal-investigation-and-challenges-of-investigation-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-lira-municipal-lira-district. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

MLA7

Research, SSA . "Police And Criminal Investigation: Analysis Of Successful Police Criminal Investigation And Challenges Of Investigation In Uganda. A Case Study Of Lira Municipal, Lira District". Afribary, Afribary, 20 Aug. 2022. Web. 30 Nov. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/police-and-criminal-investigation-analysis-of-successful-police-criminal-investigation-and-challenges-of-investigation-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-lira-municipal-lira-district >.

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Research, SSA . "Police And Criminal Investigation: Analysis Of Successful Police Criminal Investigation And Challenges Of Investigation In Uganda. A Case Study Of Lira Municipal, Lira District" Afribary (2022). Accessed November 30, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/police-and-criminal-investigation-analysis-of-successful-police-criminal-investigation-and-challenges-of-investigation-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-lira-municipal-lira-district