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Turn Over Control of the Scene and Brief Investigator(s) in Charge.

Once you have secured the site and you need to turn control of the scene to the investigator and brief them on what's occurred in the drone incident.

Turn Over Control of the Scene and Brief Investigator(s) in Charge.


Briefing the investigator(s) taking charge assists in controlling the crime scene, helps establish further investigative responsibilities, and assists with the managing of resources.


The initial responding officer(s) at the scene shall provide a detailed crime scene briefing to the investigator(s) in charge of the scene.


The initial responding officer(s) should:

a. Brief the investigator(s) taking charge.

b. Assist in controlling the scene.

c. Turn over responsibility for the documentation of entry/exit.

d. Remain at the scene until relieved of duty.


The scene briefing is the only opportunity for the next in command to obtain initial aspects of the crime scene before subsequent investigation.

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