Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter you will be able to:

13.1 Identify the varieties and characteristics of robbery.
13.2 Discuss the potential value of eyewitness identifications, holdup alarms, and CCTV video surveillance cameras in robberies.
13.3 Discuss what might be inferred about a robbery perpetrator based on the target of the robbery, the amount of planning involved in the robbery, and the robber’s MO.
13.4 Identify the types of physical and digital evidence that may be present in robberies.
13.5 Identify how the property taken, the interrogations conducted, and other sources of information may provide value to a robbery investigation.