Angelica De La Cruz
CJS/205 Composition for Communication in the Criminal Justice System
October 12, 2015
The definition of communication varies when it comes to the situation. Communication can be derived from a conversation amongst one another or communication can lead to an interview (for a job, a case, or to obtain information). “Human communication is the way in which humans exchange meaningful ideas with one another” (Justak, 2014). Communication is the first instrument that humans used in their process to socialize, interact with others can be defined as the process of sending information, to convince others to understand our point of view and build relations. What is …show more content…
Children tend to add to stories because that is what they want to believe.
As for my mother’s interview I didn’t stumble across so many issues. The fact that this was a memory that she will never forget she can recount countless times. However, since I had heard this story before I did notice that her body language changed from time to time. Their where moments of pause that caused her sadness, which lead me to believe that this was because she knew how much she has aged and how all those experiences meant a lot to her. The quality of her story didn’t seem to be that of a bad one, it seemed that every piece of memory given to me was a fact. For a moment I felt as if I could see her living that all over again.
What should be considered when interviewing different age groups is to talk to them about non-threatening topics before you begin to ascertain what happened (Justak, 2014). “This process allows you to establish a baseline of their voice intonation” (Justak, 2014). The truth of the story is basically told by the form in which they relay the information. When an individual isn’t telling the truth the facials expressions will change constantly, they can either become loud or speak in a soft voice, or become anxious. However, the approach is very different when it is interviewing a child or an adult. A child has a tendency to tell the truth for the most part (they cannot remember the same lie more than once). When interviewing a child