To help educate police personnel on how to write a good report as well as to inform them of the necessary ingredient needed in writing good statement taken from all parties including complainant,suspects and witnesses arrest results of investigation bail of suspect(police officer concerned or involved. A properly written and factual report, along with supporting documentation, witness statements, and evidence, are your best defense against a lawsuit audio and video are even better having all of this documentation and evidence probably won't reduce the number of lawsuits that are initially filed against. Be on one side of a4 paper and be typed or neatly handwritten start with the full name, address and occupation of the person making the statement for example: i, erich johansson of unit 12/5 example street, redfern, nsw 2016 and storeperson state: have numbered paragraphs try and put one fact. So they completed the form as if it had been written by the alsatian, and signed it with a paw print the dog's statement read: 'i chase him i bite him bad man he tasty good boy good boy peach' the form was pinned up at a west midlands police station last week for the amusement of colleagues, who. Look's like i'll have to write my own i've managed to download a blank mg11 i am looking to contrast eg consequently, the suspect proceded as opposed to then he went i appreciate that a police officer taking a statement may not write like that maybe this wasn't such a good idea after all.
How to write a police report if you're a police officer or security guard, knowing how to write up a detailed and accurate report is important a well written incident report gives a thorough account of what happened and sticks to the. What does police report writing have in common with the beautiful people a report is not a statement of what the writer did (although this format can more or less work) a report tells the a good example of this is a shoplifting case with multiple suspects and multiple loss prevention officers before. Most police reports can be organized into four types this post deals with type 1 reports (for an overview of all four types of reports, click here) here's a sample type 1 report: at 5:22 pm on may 12, 2010, i was dispatched to 239 carol avenue regarding a theft lawrence cooper (dob 7-15-1987) reported that his son.
What you need to know when directed by the police to write a statement: if the police ask you to write a statement, which they normally do when they stop you on the road and take you to their station or when they invite you to their station, you should know how to write a good statement. Police will ask you to read the statement and sign it it is important that you read the written statement and confirm it is completely accurate before you sign it because you may be asked about it as a witness in court if you realize that you missed something after you signed the statement, provide the information to police as. If you give a written statement, the police will normally ask to come to your home or ask you to visit the police station, but will try to meet your needs the police realise that talking about what you have witnessed can be a difficult experience if you find making your statement.
Sample police report for example, there are no short forms such as didn't and no colloquial words such as nicked similarly, the formal word i obtained a sworn statement from ms price and provided her with the case number and information leaflet 99/07 (what to do when your car is stolen) i entered the vehicle. Would suggest that a good proportion of the information provided by witnesses does not register with the interviewing officers the recording of the information gathering phase allows officers to revisit it during the process of recording a written witness statement with simple statements and in the case of hostile witnesses. If you are the victim or witness of a crime, the police will ask you to make a detailed statement about what happened and might not be able to remember everything that happened if you remember something days or weeks later, write it down contact the police and tell them, no matter how small it is.
It is important to include all relevant actions, statements and observations in your report going paperless: 3 reasons why it's time to adopt police report writing software a good policy is to adopt a standard format that dictates style of headings and closings, font size and font type for all police reports.