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Informants

  • By: Enrico DeMaio
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

The law enforcement investigative process is a search for relevant and material facts for use in criminal prosecutions, and one of the most effective means of obtaining such information is through the use of an informant. An informant is an individual ...

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