Accession Number : ADA323719

Title :   Naval Criminal Investigative Service: Fraud Interview Policies Similar to Other Federal Law Enforcement Agencies.

Corporate Author : GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL A FFAIRS DIV

PDF Url : ADA323719

Report Date : APR 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : Section 1046 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997 (P.L. 104-201) reviews the policies and practices of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) regarding agent interviews of suspects and witnesses during procurement fraud investigations. Specifically, this report addresses: (1) NCIS policies on interviewing, including agent conduct and demeanor and the carrying and display of weapons; (2) controls to deter inappropriate conduct by agents; and (3) the desirability and feasibility of audio- or videotaping interviews and making the recording or transcription available to the person interviewed.

Descriptors :   *NAVAL PROCUREMENT, *CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS, POLICIES, LEGISLATION, LAW ENFORCEMENT, MILITARY LAW, CRIMES, INTERVIEWING, AUDIO TAPES, VIDEO TAPE RECORDING.

Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Sociology and Law

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE