Agency cooperation is the key to ensure that a suspect who has committed crimes in multiple jurisdictions is captured. Not all federal or state are alike. For example, whenever there is dual involvement, one agency will take up the primary role while the other take secondary. In the case where its federal and state crime, the federal government will get the first crack at the suspect and the state will follow if double jeopardy is not allowed.
In a 1000 0r 1200 easy, discuss the importance of agency cooperation and what can transpire if the two do not agree. Student should be able to provide some examples of cooperation and no cooperation between agencies.
– Research cooperation in law enforcement.
– Identify some law enforcement that have collaborated with success.
– Address a way in which a lack of cooperation can hamper a case before going to trial.