Understanding the elements of an offence is critical to a successfully managed investigation.
The primary objective of this process is to identify all the elements of the offence in a transparent and logical way. This enables us to plan our investigative activities clearly around the specific elements, ensuring that we prove every element of the offence. Knowing what elements need to be proven provide us with a strategic direction to manage our investigations.
The attached file is a simple matrix that can guide you through this process.