Supervisor Report Review

Course Description

This course is specifically designed for supervisors within law enforcement agencies who are responsible for reviewing and editing the reports and affidavits submitted by their team.

As a supervisor, it is essential to ensure that the reports and affidavits produced by your agency are accurate, thorough, and in compliance with all relevant laws and regulations. The quality of these documents can have a significant impact on the reputation of your agency and the success of any subsequent prosecutions.

Throughout this course, you will learn the skills and techniques necessary to review and edit incident reports and arrest affidavits in order to ensure that they meet the highest standards of professionalism and legal compliance. You will also have the opportunity to participate in hands-on exercises and simulations, allowing you to put your newfound skills into practice.

By the end of this course, you will have the knowledge and confidence to review and edit incident reports and arrest affidavits to the best of your ability, improving the reputation of your agency and increasing the likelihood of successful prosecutions.


  • How do most of us learn how to write a great report?
  • When does fixing a report become writing the report?
  • Arrest Affidavit Review
  • Field Notes, Arrival, Initial Observations
  • Chronological Order
  • Common Grammatical Mistakes
  • Evidence and Chain-of-Custody
  • Major Case Pitfalls
  • Actual Case Report Review and Correction

Instructor: Captain Rob Fanelli