New Law Enforcement Course: Patrol – Report Writing to Win Cases

New Law Enforcement Course: Patrol – Report Writing to Win Cases

For any patrol officer, effective report writing is an essential function of the job. Officials, victims, offenders, and the public can all be affected if your report does not accurately and effectively document an incident and all involved parties. Although paperwork might not be the most exciting part of the profession, knowing how to write a thorough incident report is critical to your career and reputation and takes practice to be successful.

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Vector Solutions is proud to offer a new law enforcement online training course: Patrol - Report Writing to Win Cases. Access this new course plus 250+ additional law enforcement training courses, the dynamic Calibre Press series, and more through the Vector LMS training platform.

Patrol - Report Writing to Win Cases (1 hour)

This course focuses on the processes and skills needed to have effective communication when writing reports. This course is also specifically targeted toward patrol officers and how to use effective report writing skills in various situations. This course is essential for patrol officers as report writing is a crucial part of the profession.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Why Is Effective Report Writing Necessary?
  • Basic Writing and Grammar Rules
  • Purpose for Incident Report Writing
  • An Incident Report and Its Components
  • Characteristics of an Effective Report
  • Characteristics of a Complete Report

Patrol – Report Writing to Win Cases (9602)

Approvals received for (9 states):

  • Law Enforcement States AK, IN, MI, ND, NM, NV, OK, PA, SC

Available for (1 state):

  • Law Enforcement State WA

Pending approvals (4 states):

  • Law Enforcement States MN, MS, MO, TX

Agency Approval required (21 states):

  • Law Enforcement States AL, AZ, CO, DE, FL, IA, KS, LA, ME, MA, NE, NH, NY, OH, OR, SD, UT, VT, WV, WI, WY

Agency must submit to the state (3 states):

  • Law Enforcement States AR, MD, TN

States we cannot offer CE (6 states):

  • Law Enforcement States CA, CT, ID, KY, MT, RI

Balance of states requires specialized approval process by the agency (7 states):

  • Law Enforcement States DC, GA, HI, IL, NC, NJ, VA

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