Interviewing and Report Writing
Course Code: CJK0014V
Credit Hours: 56 clock hours
Effective beginning: 2021-22
Course Description:This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. It is designed to help the student learn vital communication skills including interviewing, note taking, statement taking, and report writing. It also helps the student to develop survival skills, stress management skills, and problem solving skills utilizing the secure model. This course includes classroom instruction and scenario-based training exercises.
This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy.
Required textbooks/ course materials:
Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training, Volume 1 Author: Florida Department Of Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Standards And Training Commission Publisher: Xanedu
Unit 1: Interviewing a Person
Lesson 1: Note Taking
Student Course Summary
Lesson 2: Preparing for the Interview
Lesson 3: Conducting the Interview
Role-play Exercise #6: Battery Interview
Unit 2: Writing a Report
Lesson 1: Incident Reports
Lesson 2: Organizing Information for a Report
Lesson 3: Mechanics
Lesson 4: Elements and Principles of Effective Report Writing
Role-play Exercise #7: Loitering at the Convenience Store: Part 2
Lesson 5: Evaluating a Report Prior to Submission
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
CJK 0014V, Interviewing and Report Writing, is an approved course by Florida Department of Law Enforcement for the purpose of Law Enforcement Certification.
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LAW-EN Outcome 1:
Demonstrate mastery of Law Enforcement knowledge and skills.
LAW-EN Outcome 2:
Demonstrate safety skills appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.
LAW-EN Outcome 3:
Apply critical thinking and problem solving proficiency as appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.
LAW-EN Outcome 4:
Demonstrate team building, interpersonal, and ethical skills as appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.
LAW-EN Outcome 5:
Demonstrate leadership, organizational, and professional skills appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement workplace.
LAW-EN Outcome 6:
Demonstrate skills required for state certification and employment as a law enforcement officer.
- Role Play
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