Jun 30, 2022  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CRJ 3505 - Report Writing and Interviewing Technology

Credit Hours: 3 Credit Hours
Description: Types and purposes of reports, initial report, opening statement, body, ending, progress report, final report, summary, proof, substantiation, investigator’s conclusions, attachments, supplemental report, mechanics of report writing, using notes, key points, persons involved, evidence collected, facts, paragraphs, tense the who, what, where, how and why elements, objectivity and directness; helping the reader; and critique and revise.  Interview and interrogation compared, dealing with the uncooperative, the processes of interviewing and interrogating, obtaining facts, semantics, evaluating the situation, using psychology, perception, memory and stress, prejudice and reluctance, fear and resentment, gaining respect, using an observer, dealing with victims and witnesses, preparing for the interview, mental preparation for the interview, conducting the interview and knowing what to ask and when.