|Photo: Melissa Phillip / © 2011 Houston Chronicle|
This basic step of investigation really stands out in the case of LaDondrell Montgomery. He was wrongfully convicted of robbery. How do I know he was wrongfully convicted? He was in jail at the time!
It seems more and more I come across cases with shoddy investigative work. Why the basics are over looked in felonies baffles me. Sure, in our age of surveillance cameras and instant information, there are a lot of things that make our job easier. However, you cannot get away from the basics in a good investigation. If you do, it may just bite you in the butt.
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