HSM 106 - Investigative Report Writing

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: ENG 101 OR DEPARTMENTAL PERMISSION)

This course combines the basics of two disciplines—investigation and report writing, and bridges the gap between them in order to teach the basics involved in writing an investigative report. Fundamental guidelines for investigative reports are established through a set of rules that are easy to understand and apply in any type of report writing scenario. Topics include note taking, describing persons and property, crime and arrest reports, search warrants, and issues in writing. Cross-referenced with CJS 106. WR (F, Sp)