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Report Writing Instructor Course – Feb 2020
February 10 @ 8:00 am - February 11 @ 5:00 pmFree – $200
This course is designed to provide the student the necessary skills and knowledge to develop and present training on the importance of a professionally written police report. There are discussion and practical exercises on the correct use of language, grammar, punctuation, spelling, capitalization, sentence structure, and formatting to create a professionally written report. There is also discussion on taking good field notes to assist the reporting officer writing the report. This program meets the State of Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) requirements necessary to apply for a POST Specialist Instructor License to conduct the report writing blocks included in the 600 hour basic training academy.
This is not an introductory report writing program. Students should have strong law enforcement report writing skills with a desire to instruct other law enforcement officers on how to write professional reports. Students wishing to apply for a POST Report Writing Specialist License must have graduated from a POST Approved Instructor Development Course and meet the POST requirements to be licensed as a POST Generalist Instructor in accordance with 11CSR74-14.
This training qualifies for sixteen (16) hours of Missouri POST Continuing Law Enforcement Education credit in the area of Technical Studies through the Missouri Sheriffs’ Association, a POST Licensed provider of continuing education.
PROGRAM INFORMATION: Victor Pitman, Program Coordinator – 573‐635-5925 Ext. 117 – firstname.lastname@example.org