Canadian Journal of Police and Security Services

Articles from Vol. 1, No. 3, September

Alibi Evidence in Criminal Investigations and Trials: Psychological and Legal Factors
ABSTRACT In a criminal investigation a variety of people potentially involved in the crime are often expected to remember their actions and whereabouts at the time of the event, and then to corroborate their recollection so that they can be ruled...
Enhancing Older Witnesses' Identification Performance: Context Reinstatement Is Not the Answer
ABSTRACT The population in many counties around the world is aging and, as such, older adults are increasingly likely to be witnesses to crime. In the current study older and younger participants viewed a simulated crime event and, prior to viewing...
Lawyers' Perceptions of Police Officers' Performance in Court
ABSTRACT Police witnesses often provide crucial evidence in court. However, little research exists concerning positive and negative aspects of the presentation of police evidence in court and ways in which the presentation of police evidence...
The Effect of Police Investigation Time on Sentence Disposition in White-Collar Theft and Fraud Criminal Cases
ABSTRACT Criminological research has largely ignored the effect of police investigation time on white-collar case dispositions in the criminal justice system. White-collar cases typically involve a large investment of investigation time with...