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F.A.S.T

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When you begin using the statement analysis technique you'll soon realize the need for software like this.

Manually marking-up a statement could take hours. With the F.A.S.T. macro it will only take you minuets... 

...By forcing you look at every word, the F.A.S.T macro helps you better understand what the statement has to say. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Statement 2
Example Statement Marked-Up

I Greg Brady, was asked ( = soft tone / a polite request ) by Bobby to get a crowbar. A week later, he TOLD ( = strong tone ) me that he was going to hit the Princess Anne Apartments Laundromat. Later on that night, I saw him and he said ( = soft tone ) that someone was coming so he ran. Then he said ( = soft tone ) he had LEFT the crowbar behind. So, I went back ( = return / returned ) later that night and got the crowbar and took it down to the Ferry and got rid of it. But by me getting rid of the crowbar I had to ( = didnít want to ) move the washing machine to get to it. I had not seen Bobby since that night.

From this, using simple tool bar buttons, highlighters etc. we'd begin to analyze the statement. 

The following is how a finished statement should look

I Greg Brady, was asked ( = soft tone / a polite request ) by Bobby to get a crowbar. A week later, he TOLD ( = strong tone ) me that he was going to hit the Princess Anne Apartments Laundromat. Later on that night, I saw him and he said ( = soft tone ) that someone was coming so he ran. Then he said ( = soft tone ) he had LEFT ( = missing/sensitive information ) the the crowbar behind. So, I went back ( = returned ) later that night and got the crowbar and took it down to the Ferry and got rid of it. But by me getting rid of the crowbar I had to ( = didnít want to ) move the washing machine ( "the washing machine" = prior knowledge ) to get to it. I had not seen Bobby since that night.

Please Read, "What Does this Statement Show Me?"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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What Does this Statement Show Me?

In the Statement marked-up with the F.A.S.T.  macro it is much easier to pick out the people, the introduction of items, the communication levels and other sensitive / potentially deceptive information. 

Notice lines 7- 8 where the subject admits that he was at the crime scene more then once.

i.e.  " I went back " 

You can't go "back" to a location, unless you were there once already. 

In this statement though the writer is trying to tell us his only involvement was, his knowledge that a burglary was going to happen and his loaning Bobby the crowbar. 

He accidentally tells investigators he was at the crime scene more than once that night and by saying, "The washing machine" instead of "a washing machine" he is admitting to having prior knowledge of "the washing machine".

 

Conclusion 

When confronted with the aforementioned information the subject confessed saying that he was there with Bobby during the burglary and that after the two where chased off, he went back and got his crowbar. He said he was working on the washing machine that he claimed to have moved moved to get the crowbar. That would explain his prior knowledge of the washing machine.

 

 

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