Oct 06, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CJA 212 - Criminal Justice Documentation and Reporting

3 Credit(s)

An overview of criminal justice documentation with an emphasis on written documentation methods and products. It will provide students with the information and basic skills necessary to write accurate and effective reports, affidavits, memoranda, and other documents specific to criminal justice professions. Topics include legal requirements, criminal justice-specific writing conventions and terminology, and documentation and reporting strategies.

Prerequisite: WR 121  or WR 121_H  or instructor consent.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Compare the most common forms of criminal justice documentation and reporting.
  2. Summarize the legal requirements and considerations that govern criminal justice documentation methods and products.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to observe and accurately describe people, places, and things, consistent with criminal justice practices and requirements.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to assimilate and accurately report information from multiple sources in a clear and appropriately concise manner.

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