This article sets out to explain the effects of adrenaline on memory and the important things to observe and remember when faced with a crime or observing crime committed against others. Whether robbery, theft, terrorism, assault, or numerous other crimes many people simply can not seem to recall important information – let alone details of a crime. Even when on the phone with emergency operators when a crime is in progress, many people do not know how to describe a suspect in live real time until the operator asks for the information. They are not observing the suspects, but only what is happening. Check out this classic first published on the original AW site transferred here: Describing Suspects in our new Article portal.