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The Criminal Justice Report Writing Guide for Officers
     

The Criminal Justice Report Writing Guide for Officers

by Jean Reynolds Ph. D.
 

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The Criminal Justice Report Writing Guide for Officers offers both recruits and experienced officers a wealth of information about report writing. This comprehensive book includes a pre-test and post-test to help you assess your strengths and determine which skills need your attention.
Chapter topics include organizing and writing professional reports, sentence

Overview

The Criminal Justice Report Writing Guide for Officers offers both recruits and experienced officers a wealth of information about report writing. This comprehensive book includes a pre-test and post-test to help you assess your strengths and determine which skills need your attention.
Chapter topics include organizing and writing professional reports, sentence skills, bullet style, avoiding usage errors, and the specialized vocabulary needed for report writing. Sample reports are included. Exercises are provided throughout the book, and an Answer Key allows you to check your progress at each step.
Free supplements, including PowerPoints and practice quizzes, are available at www.YourPoliceWrite.com.
Instructors can download a free instructors' manual by sending an email from an official account to jreynoldswrite@aol.com.

Praise for THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE REPORT WRITING GUIDE FOR OFFICERS:

I wish I'd had this in my hands prior to my first report....With your book I would have had a valuable resource.
William Fienga, Correctional Probation Senior Officer, Florida Department of Corrections.

I would have loved to have had a book like yours when I was active.
Karl B. King, Lieutenant, Florida Highway Patrol, retired

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780578082943
Publisher:
Maple Leaf Press
Publication date:
06/28/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
7.99(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Jean Reynolds is Professor Emeritus at Polk State College in Winter Haven, Florida, where she taught English for over 30 years. She is the author of seven books, including two writing textbooks, and she is co-author (with the late Mary Mariani) of Police Talk (Pearson).
She has taught basic education to inmates and served as a consultant on communications and problem-solving skills to staff in Florida's Department of Corrections. At Polk State College she has taught report writing classes for recruits and advanced report writing and FTO classes for police and correctional officers.
Dr. Reynolds holds a doctorate in English from the University of South Florida and is an internationally recognized Shaw scholar. She is the author of Pygmalion's Wordplay: The Postmodern Shaw, published by the University Press of Florida.
She is an accomplished ballroom dancer. She and her husband, garden writer Charles J. Reynolds, live in Florida, where they enjoy reading and traveling.

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