Report It in Writing

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1995-02-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
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This easy to use workbook is designed to improve the ability of law enforcement professionals to write effectively. Each section presents a brief rule relating to the covered topic accompanied by examples and applications. KEY TOPICS: Using sample police, corrections, and probation scenarios this book provides comprehensive coverage of topics specifically related to writing law enforcement reports. Among these topics are: chronological order, facts vs. opinions, proofreading, note taking, taking statements, reporting procedures, ethical reporting, and organization techniques. The book presents clear and concise rules and applications for six different writing topics in separate sections: parts of speech, word usage, sentence structure, grammar, spelling, and punctuation. The second edition of Report It in Writing has been updated to include a substantial amount of new material covering ethical reporting, taking statements, note taking, and reporting procedures. It also provides additional exercises on grammar, spelling, punctuation, and proofreading. An essential reference for on writing reports for law enforcement and corrections officers.

Table of Contents

Parts of Speech
Word Usage
The Sentence
Active vs. Passive Voice/Grammar
Report Writing Essentials
Post Test
Glossary of Writing Terms
Recommended Reading
Answer Key
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