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Effective detective 1 Towards a more effective detective

@inproceedings{Westera2016EffectiveD1,
  title={Effective detective 1 Towards a more effective detective},
  author={Nina J. Westera and M. Kebbell},
  year={2016}
}
The characteristics that detectives believe are required to be an ‘effective detective’ were explored in this study. A Repertory Grid Technique and Critical Incident Technique were used to explore in detail the views of experienced detectives (N=30) from five different police services in Australia and New Zealand about what makes an effective detective. The findings suggest detectives hold a complex and challenging role that requires eleven key skills. By far the most important factor was… CONTINUE READING

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