Lack of Efficient Training on Professional Investigative Skills

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Introduction Lack of efficient training on professional investigative skills has led to most cases being dropped due to lack of evidence. Use of inferior investigative tools which at the end results in low quality investigations (Drielak, 2004). This has results in violation of human rights by leaving cases unsolved or taking long to solve or use of excessive force to solve cases. Inefficient and poor training on carrying out investigations on corruption and fraud related cases coupled with political interference from politicians has hindered police officers from effectively carrying out their duties concerning fraud related crimes Lack of training of officers on new technological inventions that can be used to provide intelligence in order to monitor criminal activities and before or after they have taken place presents a big challenge to law enforcement agents there by hindering their operations. Veteran officers who were trained long before the coming of the new tools and inventions may lack the general information and knowledge on how to use them (More, 2008) thereby slowing down their performance in cases of cases that require these technological knowhow. Lack of training of officer in high speed pursuit increases the risks of pursuit-related injuries both to the officers and the public at large. Previous cases of high speed chase training by the training agencies only included behind the wheel driving skills and not the tactics policies and the accompanying
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