- Use the Internet or the Strayer Library to research articles on the characteristics (e.g. intellectual, psychological, and physical) of a criminal investigator. Be prepared to discuss.
Take the TV show Blue Blood as example, one of the characters by the name of (Danny) took a case to personal. He used to be Marine and a fellow Marine was killed in this episode but he took more personal because of that factor. In another episode of Blue Bloods there was a possible terrorist attack. In the investigative officer Danny was targeting the Muslim men and instead of profiling everyone he was being bias in the situation. Going with the most likely in his opinion and not off the facts of the situation.
There are many pros and cons to having only two homicide detective in the community. Seeing as the community is already suffering from rash homicides and the Chief of police is only convert two detectives to solve the problem. Well the pros could be they already have the critical thinking skills and crime solving abilities down. There would be no need to learn on the job or change their way of thinking. But the cons would be work overload being the only two homicide detectives in the community and starting during a peak in homicide active, it would be difficult to solve them all. Not to mention work exhaustion because of the work overload, your work and the cases would suffer. Mistakes could be made that could put an innocent person in jail or let a murder go free.