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The following strategies should accurately reflect the needs of the investigation.
- Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR)
- Communications strategy
- Financial investigation
- House-to-house enquiries
- Intelligence strategy
- Passive data generators
- Physical evidence
- Scene strategy
- Search powers, and obtaining and executing search warrants
Although their principal aim is to locate and gather material, there are two other important aims. These are to:
- provide the victim’s family with a level of service that assists them to come to terms with the tragedy
- satisfy legitimate requirements for information about an investigation from partner agencies and the community