Just the facts : investigative report writing
- ISBN: 9780133591309
- ISBN: 0133591301
xi, 148 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
- Edition: Fifth Edition.
- Publisher: Boston : Pearson, 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||Investigation basics -- The rules of narrative writing -- Note taking -- Describing persons and property -- Crime reports -- Arrest reports -- Writing the interview -- Writing search warrants - Issues in writing.|
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Summary: "Just the Facts brings together all the simple rules and techniques students need to write effective investigative reports in law enforcement. Its user-friendly methodology works in any context, with any crime, regardless of the case’s complexity. Each chapter focuses on one major component of the report writing process, carefully building on what has already been learned. Coverage includes: investigation basics, note taking, narrative writing, describing persons and property, crime and arrest reports, writing interviews and search warrants, and more." - amazon.com