Writing for Law Enforcement

Paperback
Writing for Law Enforcement is the only book about effective writing directed specifically to the student of criminal justice and the law enforcement professional. It is intended to be used as a supplement or reference text for the array of courses offered in these departments. The underlying premise of the text recognizes that paperwork is commonly perceived as drudgery among law enforcement professionals, but that good writing is essential to building good cases and supporting of various legal actions. To that end, the text provides concise, practical chapters on conducting interviews, writing various kinds of investigative reports, writing several types of memos, taking essay exams, and giving oral presentations.