Serve and Protect: Communicating in Law Enforcement in Canada, 1st Edition
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To Serve and Protect: Communicating in Law Enforcement in Canada is a student-focused writing guide. It is designed for use by students new to law enforcement training as well as practicing officers undergoing communications training who might benefit from a concise guide to writing on the job for their profession.
- a focus on understanding and working through the writing situation for each type of writing task.
- a wide variety of realistic scenarios for the students to work through, collaboratively and/or individually.
- provides excellent coverage of academic writing and writing for the job search with a chapter and appendix, respectively, dedicated to these topics.
- appendices on grammar, spelling, and mechanics, and on easily-confused words, will ensure that To Serve and Protect will be a useful guide for future professionals to use throughout their careers.
- the spiral bound format and small trim size of this book will ensure that this is a pocket guide that will be easy to reference.
Table of Contents
- About the Author
- Chapter 1: Foundational Skills for Police Writing
- Chapter 2: Context of Canadian Police Writing
- Chapter 3: Police Memorandum Books (Notebooks)
- Chapter 4: Incident Reports, Arrest Reports, and Witness Statements
- Chapter 5: Internal Police Communication: Memorandums
- Chapter 6: Communicating with the Public: Letters
- Chapter 7: Communicating with the Public: Brochures and Flyers
- Chapter 8: Using Graphics in Workplace Writing: Basic Types of Graphics and When to Use Them
- Chapter 9: The Business Case: Competing for Limited Resources
- Chapter 10: Writing in a Post-Secondary Setting
- Appendix A: Writing for the Job Search: Resumes and Cover Letters
- Appendix B: Grammar, Spelling, and Mechanics
- Appendix C Spelling: Sound-Alikes and Look-Alikes