By Mark Mower
There's continuously room on this planet for extra gripping stories concerning the exploits of the inimitable Sherlock Holmes and the redoubtable Dr Watson. here's a selection of 5 formerly unknown circumstances from the striking occupation of the consulting detective and his ever-loyal companion.
An Affair of the center demonstrates the serious interaction among the 2 males which made their partnership so memorable and endearing. The Curious topic of the lacking Pearmain is a vintage locked-room secret, whileThe Case of the Cuneiform Suicide NoteseesDr Watson utilizing his professional wisdom in aiding to unravel the secret surrounding the loss of life of an educational. In A examine in Versethe pair assists the Birmingham urban Police in a classy case of theft which leads them in the direction of a brand new and unsafe adversary. And to accomplish the gathering, we now have The Trimingham Escapade, the final case the pair loved jointly, which smartly showcases the inestimable abilities of Sherlock Holmes.
All of those stories are designed to give a contribution in a few small half to the lasting reminiscence of 2 amazing males who as soon as occupied that environment now we have come to grasp and love as 221B Baker highway.
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If police do have sufficient evidence, the offender may have fled the jurisdiction or gone into hiding to evade arrest. If the police do not make an arrest once the suspect is known or his whereabouts are known, the victim can request that the police continue the investigation as new information is uncovered. The victim should also ask to meet with the investigator to find out why an arrest has not been made. If the victim is not able to meet with the 37 crime victim’s guide to justice investigator, ask to meet with the Chief of Detectives, a Captain, or even the Chief of Police for an explanation.
In all cases, the prosecutor represents the government. SCREENING THE CASE Prosecutors have a great deal of discretion in deciding what to charge, and the law may permit the prosecutor to choose from several different possible charges. For example, a prosecutor may choose to file a less serious misdemeanor rather than a felony in a given case. The prosecu- crime victim’s guide to justice tor may also choose not to file a charge at all, usually based on one or more of the following reasons: l reasonable doubt of the suspect’s guilt; l reluctance of a key witness to testify; l cooperation of the accused in the arrest of others; l a legal element of the case is not present; or l the circumstances of the crime are such that a jury is unlikely to convict.
NO LOCAL PROGRAMS 14 Some jurisdictions have not yet established formal programs to help victims. If you have no luck in finding a program, there may nonetheless be an informal group that meets. Ask your local police officer or prosecutor for assistance in finding such a group. In Appendix A of this book you will find selected national agencies that may also be able to assist you in finding a local resource. TH E V I C T I M I N T H E CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM 3 Even though the crime is committed against the victim, the victim is often seen as peripheral to the case.