Report Writing for Police and Correctional Officers

Paperback | January 17, 2012

byBruce Berg, Gregory Gibbs, Michael Miller

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Officers, whether working in patrol, investigation, or custody, are required to write reports every day. These reports will be used during the course of criminal investigations, prosecutions of suspects and incarcerations of convicted felons. Excellent reports help prosecutors convince a judge or jury that the accused did in fact commit the crime. Report Writing for Police and Correctional Officers provides potential and in-service officers an opportunity to strengthen their writing ability by presenting a brief introduction to the written English language, as well as specific police and correctional related report writing skills.

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Officers, whether working in patrol, investigation, or custody, are required to write reports every day. These reports will be used during the course of criminal investigations, prosecutions of suspects and incarcerations of convicted felons. Excellent reports help prosecutors convince a judge or jury that the accused did in fact commi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:10.3 × 7.8 × 0.4 inPublished:January 17, 2012Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0078111463

ISBN - 13:9780078111464

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Police Reports and Their Purpose

Chapter 2 Good Writing Means Writing Well: Understanding the Parts of Speech

Chapter 3 The Mechanics of Writing

Chapter 4 Taking Effective Field Notes

Chapter 5 Writing a Good Narrative

Chapter 6 Writing Crime and Incident Reports

Chapter 7 Writing Arrest Reports

Chapter 8 Writing Search Warrants

Chapter 9 Writing for Correctional Officers

Appendix: Commonly Used Homophones, Commonly Misspelled Words Used in Reports, and Commonly Misused Homonyms

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