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Fri, Apr 12



Report Writing 101

Dates: April 12, 2024 Times: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Location: NH Fish and Game 11 Hazen Drive Concord, NH 03302

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Report Writing 101
Report Writing 101

Time & Location

Apr 12, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Concord, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301, USA

About the event

Report Writing 101

Our one-day report writing class designed to  teach new officers and those struggling with  report writing the foundations of preparing a  quality report. The addresses police reports and  the barriers to effective preparation. The course  tackles common errors in police reports that lower  their quality and efficacy. Report Writing 101 uses  examples of properly written reports and provides  direction on how to prepare, structure, write and  proofread reports. The course will also touch on writing search and arrest warrants affidavits.

  •  Defining police reports.
  •  Why they are crucial to police work.
  •  Proper report preparation
  • Barriers that prevent quality report writing. 
  • Consequences of poorly written reports.
  • Foundations of a quality report. 
  • Common Grammar mistakes. Descriptive writing (further explained with class  exercises).
  • Drafting complaints, warrants (search & arrest) 


Granite State Police Career Counseling (GSPCC) provides progressive and comprehensive law enforcement training through collaborative learning. GSPCC's instructors are seasoned classroom professionals with law enforcement backgrounds who are formally educated in their respective teaching and training fields.

About the Instructor: 

Officer Phillip White, MS, MA (RET.) served for 26  years with the San Jose, CA Police Department.  From 2017-2023, he was the department’s CA  POST certified FTO Program Coordinator, providing  supervision and leadership to over 85 FTOs, 15 FTO  Sergeants and between 40 and 65 trainees during a  given cycle. White was also the lead course  instructor for the CA POST FTO Course. He served  as an FTO for four years and in various special  assignments outside of the Patrol Division,  including in Investigations. He retired in January  2023 after 31 total years of law enforcement  experience. He now resides in Portsmouth, NH.

Cost: $199 per student

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