This compact, easy-to-read reference offers an effective set of guidelines to aid any professional faced with the task of documenting his or her actions and observations in an official report, and testifying in court from that report.
In Part One, the author, in ten easy steps, demonstrates how any report can be immediately improved, providing the professional in the field with the means to turn out well written and professional Law Enforcement Investigative and Operational Reports that are clearer, more coherent and concise, and more easily understood. A welcome addition to any law enforcement or criminal justice officer's arsenal.
Part Two of Effective Law Enforcement Report Writing contains hundreds of practice questions, problems and exercises for law enforcement trainers and criminal justice educators to use to test a student's knowledge of the subject. In addition, those preparing for any law enforcement or corrections "entry level" or "promotional" exam will find these practice questions and exercises extraordinarily valuable for exam preparation and review of this subject.