Criminal Justice/Report Writing

When a number of different witnesses provide descriptions of the suspect, it is considered:

A. acceptable for speed and brevity to combine multiple descriptions into a composite description.

B. good investigative tactics to combine multiple descriptions into a composite description to create less confusion.

C. unacceptable to combine multiple descriptions into a composite description, since doing so creates a chain-of-custody problem.

D. unacceptable to combine multiple descriptions into a composite description, since doing so could hinder the prosecution.

I think it's A, but not sure.

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    Each witness has a different viewpoint and some may contradict others.

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