types and uses of written communication in the criminal justice field

You are a training officer in a criminal justice agency. You have noticed that new hired officers seem to struggle with report writing. You have decided to provide a tool that outlines the qualities of an effective report in an easily referenced format.

Create a chart or table using Microsoft® Word that includes the following:

  •  An introduction identifying some of the types and uses of written communication in the criminal justice field
  • The main requirements and features of a police report
  • Definitions and explanations of those requirements and features in one or two sentences
  • A summary that explains why the features identified are essential to an effective report, and why an effective report is important in the criminal justice process
  • All quoted and paraphased material must be referenced. 

You have been provided some examples for this assignment. Create your own, but use it as a guide for informational purposes.

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