Meeting with the Victim Organization
Once you have gathered enough information to determine that some type of incident occurred and that you are the appropriate person or agency to respond to that incident, it is time to get your investigation under way. At this stage, it is best to arrange a meeting with the reporting person and anyone else who has relevant information about the incident.
Meetings about Meetings
It may be in your best interest to also schedule a one-on-one meeting with the reporting person prior to including anyone else in the conversation. This gives you an opportunity to question that person in a little more detail before moving into a setting where his peers and bosses will be watching. If at this private meeting he realizes ...