Investigation and Arrest Test Review
Appearance notice fingerprint police log
Arrest forensic science promise to appear
Arrest warrant impressions reasonable grounds
Bail bench warrant individual characteristics
Centre information reverse onus
Chain of custody latent fingerprint search warrant
Citizen’s arrest line-up show-cause hearing
Class characteristics peace officer summons
Contamination perimeter surety
Crime scene physical evidence telewarrant
Detention visible fingerprint recognizance
1. Identify the major division of policing in Canada and their responsibilities
2. What tasks must be performed by the police when they arrive at a crime scene?
3. For what reasons are crime scenes preserved?
4. Why do police officers keep a log of their activities?
5. Identify and explain the roles of the various specialized crime scene officers.
6. Explain the difference between class and individual characteristics
7. Identify and explain the two types of fingerprints and their methods of collection.
8. What is the purpose of maintaining a chain of custody and what information must be included in an
9. When would a police officer issue an appearance notice to an accused?
10. What steps must a police officer follow when arresting a suspect?
11. What is the difference between detention and arrest?
12. What must the police have in order to arrest someone?
13. When would someone receive a summons?
14. What is the purpose of an officer swearing an information?
15. When can the police arrest someone without a warrant?
16. Who can make a citizen’s arrest and under what conditions?
17. What conditions must exist in order for the police to search a person?
18. What information must be supplied in order for the police to receive a search warrant?
19. When and where can a search warrant be used?
20. When can the police seize items not listed on a search warrant?
21. When would a telewarrant be issued?
22. What exceptions allow the police to search a private home without a warrant?
23. Explain the police rights to search as they relate to drugs and alcohol.
24. Identify the procedures that follow an arrest.
25. Describe the three types of pre-trial release and identify the situations in which they apply.
26. Explain the concept of ‘reverse onus’ and provide give one situation where this concept applies.
27. What must the Crown do when presented with a writ of habeas corpus?