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CJA102 CJ Report Writing

Lead Faculty: Dr. James E. Guffey Ph.D

Course Description

Identification of the techniques of communicating facts in a clear, comprehensive, concise, and logical manner. Emphasis is placed on administration of justice terminology, use of English and organization of information, note taking and report writing, and presentation of testimony in court.

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze and compile data for use in report writing.
  • Write an investigative report communicating facts in a clear, comprehensive, concise, and logical manner.
  • Define vocabulary commonly used in the administration of justice system.
  • Compile notes in an interview or interrogation situation in a logical and organized manner.
  • Demonstrate an ability to take field notes and transpose those notes into a document that can be offered as evidence in a court of law.
  • Recognize the consequences of failing to write accurate and factual reports.