- Text complemented by numerous examples, sample reports and tools.
- Each chapter concludes with a sample test for the reader to self-evaluate learning.
- Appendices include model reports, examples of agency instructions for completing report forms and selected readings.
Provides practical advice on report writing-with specific writing samples and guidelines for law enforcement, security, corrections and probation personnel that is organized into three sections: The Nature of Report Writing, The Mechanics of Report Writing, and the Modernization of Report Writing.
The authors go beyond the routine English grammar approach to deal with the difficult but often-ignored problem of documentation that will hold up in court. Important concepts are emphasized with related checklists, forms and pull-out chapter tests.