The Cognitive Interview was developed after investigators were challenged in court for using forensic hypnosis due to issues pertaining to suggestibility. Forensic Hypnosis does not pass the "Frye Test" as established by case law. As an alternative, psychologists created the Cognitive Interview as a Memory Enhancement Tool for investigative interviewing. Let's review the … [Read more...] about Cognitive Interview Steps
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Roughly a thousand years ago, the Mayan civilization thrived as they developed advances in writing, architecture, and mathematical and astronomical studies throughout the Central American isthmus. Within Central America, Guatemala is considered to be the heart of the Mayan world. The nation is the most populous of the Central American countries, and it is a popular travel … [Read more...] about Guatemalan Kaibiles, U.S. Special Forces promote security through partnership
Like bullets, cartridge cases can be identified as having been fired by a specific firearm. As soon as cartridges are loaded into a firearm the potential for the transfer of unique tool marks exists. However, the cartridge does not have to be fired for these marks to be transferred. Simply loading a cartridge into a firearm can cause unique identifiable marks that can be … [Read more...] about Cartridge Case Identification
Sexual addiction, which is also called sexual dependency, hypersexuality, nymphomania (females), satyriasis (males), compulsive sexual behavior and sexual compulsivity, refers to the phenomenon in which people cannot manage their sexual behavior. The individual is obsessed with sexual thoughts - thoughts which interfere with their ability to work properly, have relationships, … [Read more...] about What is sexual addiction (compulsive sexual behavior)?
What a time the 1920’s was, with the party atmosphere it was certainly a time of great criminal activity, with the prohibition laws in America and the world in an economic depression. The people turned more and more to criminal activity, organized criminals such as the American mobsters and European crime syndicates thrived, most common people looked upon these organizations as … [Read more...] about Organized Crime in the 1920’s and Prohibition