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Lesson #GP29B: Theft Offences (Theft and Auto Crime)

Category
Training Material
Subject
Policing

Description

Material for a 3-hour lesson, part of the 20-week Basic Training Course, developed by the Kosovo Police Service School.

Subject
Policing
Target group
Cadets
Region
South-Eastern Europe
Keywords
theft, vehicle

Summary

The first lesson (29A) provided students with information on robbery, theft with force and aggravated theft. This second lesson, in addition to Lesson 29A, will cover many aspects of theft investigation, including theft crimes relating to auto theft, robbery, theft with force, and aggravated theft. This lesson will provide general information on theft investigation and then look more specifically at auto theft and the investigative procedure. Both lessons are supplemented by scenarios and discussions to allow students ample opportunity to determine what types of theft offences have been committed and to determine the appropriate procedure for investigating them.

The goal of this lesson is to provide the students with a review of the theft offence definitions, with an in-depth overview of auto theft, and the proper procedure for investigating these types of crime.

At the conclusion of this lesson, students will be able to:

  1. State the four (4) elements of the crime of theft as described in the lesson.
  2. Outline the basic steps required in investigating a theft according to the lesson.
  3. Fill out properly by the given a role play scenario, an incident report involving a theft offence according to the lesson.
  4. List at least three (3) reasons why vehicles are stolen based on the lesson.
  5. Identify at least four (4) indicators that a vehicle has been stolen as taught in class.
  6. List the information that must be obtained when filling out an incident report for auto theft based on the lesson.
  7. Identify the steps an officer must take when examining a vehicle in the procedure for auto theft investigation if holding a stolen vehicle as evidence in a criminal investigation as stated in the lesson.

Information

Added on
07 Dec 2004
Origin
OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Target group
Cadets
Region
OSCE Mission in Kosovo, Serbia
Keywords
theft, vehicle
Rights
OSCE