Report It in Writing

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-01-01
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Designed to teach law enforcement professionals how to write more effectively. Focusing on report writing essentials, parts of speech, word usage, sentence structure, grammar, spelling and punctuation, it reinforces basic rules of the English language and writing techniques that work effectively for police and correction reports. This new edition features an increased emphasis on interview skills, more jargon and slang terms, new English and report-writing exercises and ethical scenarios that reinforce report writing skills.An emphasis on interview skills- Shows readers how to ask questions that reveal more detailed and accurate information. Demonstrates the connection between effective questioning and effective report writing. More jargon and slang terms- Familiarizes readers with terms they may encounter in the field. Minimizes confusion regarding street terms and unfamiliar vocabulary. Law enforcement professionals.

Table of Contents

Introduction Pre-Test
Report Writing Essentials
Parts of Speech
Word Usage
The Sentence
Active vs. Passive Voice/Grammar
Punctuation Post Test
Glossary of Writing Terms Recommended
Reading Index
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