Written and Interpersonal Communication: Methods for Law Enforcement / Edition 5

Written and Interpersonal Communication: Methods for Law Enforcement / Edition 5

by Harvey Wallace, Cliff Roberson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132623684

ISBN-13: 9780132623681

Pub. Date: 03/09/2012

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Written and Interpersonal Communication Methods for Law Enforcement is a practical and easy to read guide to oral and written communications in the law enforcement and criminal justice fields. It helps students master communication skills, theories, and issues; provides practical examples and exercises; and includes helpful guides for improving spelling,

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Written and Interpersonal Communication Methods for Law Enforcement is a practical and easy to read guide to oral and written communications in the law enforcement and criminal justice fields. It helps students master communication skills, theories, and issues; provides practical examples and exercises; and includes helpful guides for improving spelling, vocabulary, and overall writing. The text includes both general theories and techniques to improve communication, and specific guidelines for writing documents common in the field, such as affidavits and search warrants.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132623681
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
03/09/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
316,818
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Need for Effective Communication

Chapter 2 Oral Versus Written Communication

Chapter 3 The Communication Process

Chapter 4 Improvement of Communication

Chapter 5 Special Communications Issues

Chapter 6 Communicating in Public

Chapter 7 Basic Reports

Chapter 8 Drafting Affidavits and the Use of Reports in Court

Chapter 9 Questioning

Chapter 10 Interviewing and Interacting with Victims of Crime

Chapter 11 Interviewing as an Art

Chapter 12 Hostage Negotiations

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