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Vulnerable Witnesses Conference

Press Release: March 01, 2010

The Investigator magazine is holding a one-day conference to provide best practice for investigators on the identification and treatment of vulnerable witnesses.

It is now recognised that is a vital part of the justice process to protect the rights of vulnerable witnesses, support them through the prosecution process and achieve best evidence.

Featuring experts from forces, the Crown Prosecution Service, vulnerable witness charities and academia, the conference will provide investigators with this latest thinking in this vital area of policing.

The conference will feature:
Recognising vulnerability/criteria for categorising witnesses
Special Measures
Achieving best evidence
The role of the witness intermediary
Witness interviews structure and style; latest legislation
Cutting edge research into people with learning difficulties and their ability to construct facial composites

For further information visit: www.the-investigator.co.uk

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