For this assignment, you will finalize your field report draft submitted in the previous unit’s discussion. Building upon what you learned in the Unit 6 study for this assignment’s preparation as well as the Profile and the Narrative assignments, choose one type of field report and draft it. You may be drafting a police incident report, an internal affairs investigation report, a parole report, et cetera. You may find and use a template for the report, as appropriate.
You should expect to write between 2 and 7 pages, depending upon the type of report you are completing and its purpose; and you should complete the following tasks to draft your report:
Write a report to satisfy the chosen purpose, making appropriate use of detail and presenting information clearly, fairly, and persuasively.
Apply strategies for structuring the field report effectively.
Use the accepted style and form of the field report to develop a central point in an organized document.
Incorporate peer and instructor feedback into a revised, proofread, and polished document.
In addition, be sure you meet the following requirements:
Written communication: Writing should be free of errors that detract from the overall message.
Style: Use formal current APA style and formatting.
Length of paper: 27 pages.
Sources: Use source material appropriate to the report you are completing, such as witness statements, officer observation accounts, lab data, et cetera.
Font: Arial, 10 point.