How can you use an informant or an undercover officer
Assignment 1: Drugs—Are They Present or Not?
This assignment involves looking for necessary facts and information in a given scenario. It also looks for your thoughts on the investigation, depending on what you have read in the text.
There is a reported drug house in Centervale. Neighbors call the police and say that numerous vehicles and people arrive at and depart from this house day and night. Many of these people are described as having a questionable look or appearance.
By the due date assigned, in a minimum of 250 words, post to the Discussion Area your responses to the following questions:
How would you begin the investigation?
How can you use an informant or an undercover officer?
Is there any value in searching for prior intelligence?
Would the types of drugs being sold make a difference in the investigation? Why or why not?
Through the end of the module, respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts. Do you agree with their explanations? Why?
Discussion Grading Criteria and Rubric
All discussion assignments in this course will be graded using a rubric. This assignment is worth 40 points. Download the discussion rubric and carefully read it to understand the expectations.
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