Thu, Mar 16|
HERO Training Center
Report Writing for Law Enforcement (1-day)
Report writing in Law Enforcement is critical to the success of an investigation or in any endeavor where written documentation is important. Written documentation is an officer’s opportunity to display and demonstrate their abilities as a law enforcement professional. This course will cover...
Time & Location
Mar 16, 2023, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM CDT
HERO Training Center, 10125 85th St S, Cottage Grove, MN 55016, USA
About the event
*NEW DATE MARCH 16, 2023*
Report writing in Law Enforcement is critical to the success of an investigation or in any endeavor where written documentation is important. Written documentation is an officer’s opportunity to display and demonstrate their abilities as a law enforcement professional. This course will cover report writing from multiple perspectives of the officer, the supervisor, and the public occupying the jury box. This one day class will cover topics such as:
- General report writing skills
- Professionalism in documentation
- Report construction
- Interviewing goals
- Criminal elements
- Use of Force documentation
- Honesty and integrity in documentation
Who should attend?
Law Enforcement, Department of Corrections, Probation and Security professionals.
Note: Class will be in lecture and practical exercise format. Please bring notepad/paper and pen.
Meet your instructor:
Terry Erdman is a retired police veteran from the St. Paul Police Department (30 years). While patrolling the city’s neighborhoods Terry achieved the rank of Master Patrolman. In addition to his patrol duties, Terry was a training officer for the last 21 years of his career and has now continued to train as an adjunct instructor at Rasmussen University teaching law enforcement students Use of Force concepts and Firearms. While being assigned to the training unit he developed and lead the training for the department’s EVOC, Taser and FTO Train-the-Trainer programs and supervised and lead one of the police academies. Terry has taught report writing to several SPPD academies as well as other professional venues. Terry has a master’s degree in education from the University of Northwestern – St. Paul