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Blind/Sequential Police Lineup Procedures: Toward an Integrated Laboratory & Field Practice Perspective

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2004, $112,039)

The project purpose is to join behavioral data from past scientific research, current field experience, and new laboratory investigation in order to progress knowledge of best police lineup practice for both law enforcement and psycho-legal research communities. The project is a collaborative effort between the Hennepin County (Minnesota) Attorney's Office and the Principal Investigator's research laboratory at Augsburg College. The project includes two investigative components (1) Data collection and analysis from Hennepin County's pilot implementation of sequential/blind lineup procedures; and (2) Data collection and analysis from a parallel laboratory investigation of lineup processes.

Date Created: September 15, 2004