Chapter 3

The Methods of Investigation

Key Learning Points

1. Of the eight methods of investigation, there are six available to those who conduct workplace investigations. They are physical surveillance, electronic surveillance, research and audit, forensic analysis, undercover, and interview and interrogation.

2. Because surveillance is so seductively simple, do not default to it when undecided as to which method of investigation to use.

3. Video evidence can be very compelling but is not always practical to obtain. Even the best video evidence ...

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