Three teams participated in this year’s Case Investigation, Preparation and Presentation Training. It started with each team going through a scenario in which they responded to, investigated, completed reports, prepared a case for court and finally worked with the “Prosecuting Attorney” to present to a jury.
This year’s teams prepared a Drunk Driving Case, an Assault & Battery case and then a Resist/Obstructing case. Once all of the necessary investigation and paperwork was complete, the cases were prepared for trials.
Associate Advisor Dennis Whittie and volunteer, Audrey Huskins, from Monroe, Zac P.C. in Troy, Michigan, voluneered to play the roles of the attorneys. Associate Advisor Scott Bennis, played the suspect in all three cases. Associate Advisor Briann Bierkamp played the role of judge. Many persons volunteered as jurors for the three cases including several explorers, Associate Advisors Katie Brown, Shirley Siak and Melissa Ochs. Sgt. Worton played the role of Court Officer during the proceedings.
This year’s cases saw two convictions and one acquittal. The last case was actually turned Read the rest of this entry »