Attorney Laura Scarry talks about the importance of officers writing to the facts of the case, and not necessarily using legally-conclusive terminology which may not apply directly, in order to build a foundation for a solid case.
One of the most important, but often neglected, aspects of utilizing our force options is report writing. Tom Munsey of the Albuquerque, NM Police Department talked with Sgt. Betsy Brantner Smith about effective documentation in a use of force situation, and how the way you write your report today can make or break your case, both criminally and civilly, for years to come.
Highly regarded trainer and writer, Guy Rossi explains the steps you can take to begin expanding your law enforcement contributions to include writing. Guy has taught classes for many years for aspiring police authors and he takes you step by step in beginning your writing career.