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NCJ Number: 10734 Find in a Library
Title: UNDERCOVER OPERATIONS AND PERSUASION
Author(s): R D HICKS
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 91
Sponsoring Agency: Charles C. Thomas
Springfield, IL 62704
Publication Number: U
Sale Source: Charles C. Thomas
2600 South First Street
Springfield, IL 62704
United States of America
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: BASIC PRINCIPLES OF PERSUASIVE COMMUNICATION WITH SUSPECTS DURING UNDERCOVER ACTIVITIES, ILLUSTRATED WITH NUMEROUS CASES.
Abstract: THE AUTHOR OUTLINES PRINCIPLES FOR EFFICIENT AND SAFE UNDERCOVER WORK. VARIOUS PROBLEM SITUATIONS ENCOUNTERED ARE DISCUSSED, AND GUIDELINES FOR THEIR MANAGEMENT ARE GIVEN. NONVERBAL CONSIDERATIONS SUCH AS TIME, FORM OF COMMUNICATION, SPACE, AND ACTION ARE COMMENTED UPON. PATTERNS OF COMMUNICATION FAILURE ARE POINTED OUT. THE BOOK CONCLUDES WITH AN EXAMINATION OF WITNESS CREDIBILITY AS CONCERNS THE UNDERCOVER OFFICER WHEN APPEARING IN COURT.
Index Term(s): Arrest and apprehension; Case studies; Informants; Intelligence acquisition; Interpersonal relations; Plain clothes operations; Surveillance; Suspect identification; Testimony; Undercover activity
Note: HV8080.U5H5
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