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Law Enforcement Holiday Quiz Answers

Law Enforcement Holiday Quiz Answers

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Answers to a holiday-themed quiz about police report writing.
Answers to a holiday-themed quiz about police report writing.

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Published by: Jean Rafenski Reynolds on Dec 14, 2013
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A Law Enforcement Holiday SUGGESTED ANSWERS
 Note: Your versions may vary. These are suggestions for improving the excerpts.1. Too much repetition, misuse of
advised 
 (use
told 
), and a misplaced  period (it should go
inside
 the quotation mars).!etter: " intervie#ed $udolph. %e told me the other reindeer #ere calling him names lie &$ed !ea' and &$osy Nosy.'. issing apostrophe (
widow’s
 
window
), unnecessary apostrophe (
daughters
), misspelled #ords (
trying 
,
dowries
,
thought 
,
threw
).!etter: !ishop Nicholas denied that he intended to *rea the #ido#+s #indo#. %e said he #as trying to toss *ags of money to serve as do#ries for her three unmarried daughters. %e said he thought the #indo# #as open #hen he thre# the *ags.. -se
told 
, not
advised 
. liminate repetition/you don+t need to record your questions. -se everyday language (
house
, not
domicile
0
about 
, not
regarding 
).!etter : r. ane told me that he had purchased the *irds as a gift for his girlfriend. They included a partridge, t#o turtledoves, three 2rench hens, four calling *irds, and seven s#ans a3s#imming. " ased if he #as a#are of local regulations a*out o#ning *irds. %e told me the *irds #ere a gift for his girlfriend, #ho lives outside city limits #here there are no restrictions against eeping *irds.4. This statement includes an opinion (
 Mrs. Parker was telling the truth
) that should *e eliminated. 5ust record #hat she told you. "nsert a comma after
 son
.!etter : rs. 6arer told me that t#o *oys named 7cut 2arus and 8rover 9ill had attaced her nine3year3old son, $alphie 6arer.. ;void over*lo#n, outdated language (
ascertained 
,
in his possession
). -se simple, timesaving language. !etter : " checed <ing elchior=s paper#or and confirmed that the gold ###.Your6olice>rite.com
 
#as his. %e told me he the gold #as a gift for a ne# ing that he and the other t#o ings #ere looing for.?. This is #ordy. You can save time *y #riting short, simple sentences.!etter : " intervie#ed rs. 7mith, o#ner of the !ethlehem @oAy "nn. " ased her a*out t#o suspicious persons reportedly seen near her inn. 7he said she gave permission for a young couple to stay there *ecause all the inns in to#n #ere already filled.B. There+s a dangling modifier here (&-pon arrival, the manC'). ae it clear that you+re the one #ho arrived (&-pon my arrival, the manC') @hange passive voice (
was
 
questioned 
,
was
 
determined 
,
was
 
 sought 
) to active voice to indicate #ho performed the actions.!etter: Dn 9ecem*er 4 at approximately 11:E pm, " #as dispatched to investigate a report of a suicidal man at !edford 2alls !ridge. -pon my arrival, " questioned the man, 8eorge !ailey. %e told me he #as contemplating Fumping off the *ridge to his death. " called for medical assistance.G. You+ll save time and sound more up3to3date *y using everyday language. 9on+t use
advise
 #hen you mean
told 
 or
 said 
. ;n apostrophe needs to *e correctly placed:
 Moores’ 
 roof.!etter: " told @lement @lar oore that neigh*ors had called H11 to complain a*out a noisy distur*ance on the oores+ roof. oore said that a team of reindeer, a sled full of gifts, and an over#eight driver had landed on the roof a*out E minutes earlier. %e agreed that the visitor had *een too noisy. " reminded oore a*out the to#n=s noise ordinance requiring only quiet activities after 11 pm. oore gave the visitor=s address as The North 6ole. oore did not have a telephone num*er or email address for the visitor. oore promised to try to contact the man a*out maing less noise in future visits.H. -se simple, everyday language. -se
advised 
 only #hen you mean
counseled 
 (it+s correct in the second sentence *elo#). @hange passive voice (
was
 
 provided 
) to active voice to sho# that you+re the one #ho provided the *rochure.!etter : r. @ros*y told me he #as depressed a*out the lac of sno# this year. " advised him to mae an appointment to tal #ith a mental3health  professional. " gave him a *rochure listing local providers.###.Your6olice>rite.com

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