Just the Facts

4th Edition

Investigative Report Writing

Michael Biggs
eISBN-13: 9780133003048

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. JUST THE FACTS: INVESTIGATIVE REPORT WRITING, 4/e 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. This edition’s extensive updates include: more coverage of narrative writing rules, supported by more exercises; new coverage of digital evidence; and more search warrant examples — all presented in an attractive, accessible new design. Every chapter includes a clear overview, key terms, summary, brief review, practical exercises, and a ten-question quiz. This edition contains convenient blank report forms, practical exercises on condensing reports and choosing more effective language; and a fully-updated glossary.

Sold By Prentice Hall
ISBNs 013213280X, 9780132132800, 0133003043, 9780133003048
Number of Pages 144
Edition 4th