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NCJ Number: 42091 Find in a Library
Title: CRIMINAL JUSTICE - IMPROVING POLICE REPORT WRITING INSTRUCTOR'S MANUAL
Author(s): C R COX
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 72
Sponsoring Agency: Interstate
Danville, IL 61832
Sale Source: Interstate
19-27 North Jackson
Danville, IL 61832
United States of America
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS MANUAL, DESIGNED TO ACCOMPANY NCJ-42092, CONTAINS SPECIFIC HELP FOR INSTRUCTORS OF ON-THE-JOB TRAINING OR COLLEGE COURSES IN THE MANY AREAS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT IN WHICH WRITING SKILL IS ESSENTIAL.
Abstract: THE STUDENT MANUAL, 'CRIMINAL JUSTICE: IMPROVING POLICE REPORT WRITING,' PROVIDES POLICE OFFICERS WITH A SIMPLIFIED WORKBOOK-STYLE TEXT IN POLICE REPORT WRITING. REPORT WRITING PROBLEMS ARE APPROACHED FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF THE POLICE OFFICER, INCORPORATING FIRSTHAND EXPERIENCES. THE WORKBOOK STRESSES 1) FORMAT TO SAVE TIME AND EMBARRASSMENT IN COURT, 2) SIMPLIFIED GRAMMAR TO AVOID ERRORS, AND 3) APPENDIXES WITH MODEL REPORTS, DEPARTMENTAL INSTRUCTIONS, MASTER SPELLING LIST, ANSWERS TO TESTS, AND AN INNOVATIVE SELF-SCORING SHEET TO RECORD IMPROVEMENT. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)...ELW
Index Term(s): Course materials; Police report writing training; Police reports; Procedure manuals
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