For courses in Report Writing, Law Enforcement Communications, Law Enforcement Technical Writing, and Criminal Justice Communications.
Written and Interpersonal Communication Methods for Law Enforcement is a practical and easy to read guide to oral and written communications in the law enforcement and criminal justice fields. It helps students master communication skills, theories, and issues; provides practical examples and exercises; and includes helpful guides for improving spelling, vocabulary, and overall writing. The text includes both general theories and techniques to improve communication, and specific guidelines for writing documents common in the field, such as affidavits and search warrants. An accompanying CD-ROM includes examples of actual search warrants, police reports, and documents from police cases.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 The Need for Effective Communication
Chapter 2 Oral Versus Written Communication
Chapter 3 The Communication Process
Chapter 4 Improvement of Communication
Chapter 5 Special Communications Issues
Chapter 6 Communicating in Public
Chapter 7 Basic Reports
Chapter 8 Drafting Affidavits and the Use of Reports in Court
Chapter 9 Questioning
Chapter 10 Interviewing and Interacting with Victims of Crime
Chapter 11 Interviewing as an Art
Chapter 12 Hostage Negotiations
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$38.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-262372-8