Police reports that are well written and professional shine a light not only on the officers who write them, but on the agency they work for.
Here’s a recent headline in the Portland Press-Herald:
Unusually detailed report on shooting offers rare glimpse into police work
According to the newspaper story, police reports filed in criminal court tell an impressive story. They reveal – step-by-step – how officers followed what they called a “bread-crumb trail” to identify and apprehend the transient who shot Portland resident Russell Solak.
You can read the story at this link: http://www.pressherald.com/?p=1207570