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Just the Facts: Investigative Report Writing, CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition

By Michael Biggs

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 3, 2008

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For courses in Law Enforcement Report Writing.

 

Figuring out that a criminal did something is one thing, but being able to document and use this documentation to help prove it is another. In this book, readers will learn a proven report writing method that can be adapted to any crime being investigated. Using numerous examples, exercise sets and quizzes, it shows the basics of how to investigate something and then write about it. This edition features a new chapter on the importance of police reports, a new chapter on the interview process and five new review and condensing exercises.

Table of Contents

1.      Why We Write Police Reports

2.      Investigation Basics

3.      Note Taking

4.      The Rules of Narrative Writing

5.      Describing Persons and Property

6.      Crime Reports

7.      Arrest Reports

8.      Writing the Interview

9.      Writing Search Warrants

10.  Issues in Writing

 

Appendix A

Glossary

Index

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Just the Facts: Investigative Report Writing, CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition
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$30.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-500946-8