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“Use it, Write it, Tell it”
June 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pmFree
“A police report should accurately document the important details and events about an incident. A well written and thorough report can help you tell your story when the case goes to criminal court, you prepare for a deposition, or testify in a civil lawsuit. Documenting an event becomes increasingly important when we are involved in a use of force incident. Use of force reports are among the most visible and scrutinized of all interactions between law enforcement and the community it serves. Proper use, documentation, and testimony to the use of force serves to protect the employee and the Department from unwarranted complaints and excessive litigation. By learning how to “Use It, Write It, Tell It”, you will be prepared to properly apply, document, and testify to these events without repercussion.