Now that you're familiar with interview and interrogation techniques, discuss the following:
You're a probation officer who was conducting a home visit for probationer Bobby Jean. You walk up to the door, she answers, and you notice a bag of marijuana sitting on the kitchen table. She promises that it is not hers. You provide her with a urine screen and it is clean.
Based on the above scenario, please respond to the following problems:
What would you do?
Would this scenario lead you into an interrogation or an interview? Why?
What are the seven essential interview skills that a criminal justice professional must possess?