The Study of Evidence Collection Process for Physical Injury Case of Inquiry Officer in Metropolitan Police Division 1

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Chidchanog Sopaboon
Sarisa Pinkham
Woratouch Witchuvanit

Abstract

This research purposes are to study the practical level of inquiry officer in evidence collection procedure for physical injury cases and to study the factors related to the practice in the evidence collection procedure for the physical abuse case. The sample group included a number of 100 inquiry officers of Bangkok Metropolitan Police Division 1, selected by purposive sampling. The tools in this research were the questionnaires about the practice and open-answered questions with Cornbrash’s Alpha Coefficient at 0.93. The statistics for data analysis in this work consisted of descriptive analyses of t-test, One-way ANOVA, and Least Significant Difference (LSD). The results were as follows: 1) the practical level in evidence collection procedure for physical injury cases was at the level of every time 2) factors studied in this research included working experience, period of work as inquiry officer, work position, rank, police station and competency-based training attendance. The result showed that the factor of police station was significantly correlated with all categories of work performance at the level of 0.05, while factors of competency-based training courses attendance revealed a significant correlation at the level of 0.05 with the investigative report making. The results demonstrated that the inquiry officers working under the area of Metropolitan Police Division 1 comprehended with high practical levels in evidence collection procedure on physical injury case for all categories. However, the difference in particular aspect of operation level was based on the type of case, equipment and training experience.

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Sopaboon, C., Pinkham, S., & Witchuvanit, W. (2020). The Study of Evidence Collection Process for Physical Injury Case of Inquiry Officer in Metropolitan Police Division 1. Journal of Criminology and Forensic Science, 6(2), 89-104. Retrieved from https://so02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/forensic/article/view/227830
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