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AJ 041 - Effective Written Communication for Public Service Personnel

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and be able to read college-level texts.

This course provides Administration of Justice students an overview of writing techniques for the communication of facts and information in a criminal justice setting, including the correct usage of words and proper sentence structure. Emphasis is placed on law enforcement-specific terms, phrases, and spelling. Topics include but are not limited to crime reports, investigative follow-up reports, traffic collision reports, background investigative summations and recommendations, internal investigative summations and recommendations, press releases, and interagency criminal activity crime bulletins.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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