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As an officer, youve just arrived at a crime scene. The only

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As an officer, you’ve just arrived at a crime scene. The only person at the scene is the
victim, who is injured and in need of medical attention. What actions should you take?
A. Render assistance to the victim and request medical personnel to the scene.
B. Question the victim about the incident and try to locate any witnesses.
C. Secure the scene and call for medical help.
D. Request a supervisor to the scene.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Ray replied 5 years ago.
Thanks for your question and good evening.The answer here is C secure the scene and call for medical help.That way the victim receives the care they need and the crime scene can be examined by others.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Hi RayAnswers! I thought it was A. Can you explain why A couldn't be the answer and C is the answer?

Expert:  Ray replied 5 years ago.
Talks about criticality of preserving crime scene.

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Expert:  Ray replied 5 years ago.
This fact scenario does not mention that victim requires emergency life saving measures of a first responder so to me the C answer here is more appropriate to the facts as an officer.As an officer to me its critical you secure the crime scene.Crime scene contamination is a major issue.

Edited by RayAnswers on 2/1/2011 at 3:57 AM EST

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