In this PoliceOne Career eNewsletter, we focus on every cop’s favorite aspect of the job: report writing. Yes, it’s boring, but having the skill to write good reports is a key element to success and longevity in your law enforcement career. The following articles will help you sharpen your report-writing ability and make your life easier.
We also provide career development tips and break down how to create a career portfolio.
5 keys to great report writing By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. Patrol officers’ reports are the foundation of the successful investigation and prosecution of a crime, so make sure you’re giving your report the attention it requires