Essay on Minnesota V. Riff

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Minnesota v. Riff
Interpersonal Communications/CJA-304
September 24, 2011
University of Phoenix

Identify and discuss the various types of written or oral communication presented in the case and the guidelines for each type of communication. Consider the prosecution, defense, witnesses, and the judge. Write an arrest-and-incident police report using the specified guidelines and parameters for report writing as outlined in the assigned readings. Assume the role of the investigating officer. The report must be factual, accurate, objective, and complete. Ensure the police report is as long as necessary, concise, clear, and mechanically correct.
Types of Written and Oral Communication
The various types
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Upon arriving at the scene, I noticed that the rear door of the market had been smashed open with a heavy blunt object. I proceeded to check the cash register that was also smashed open. The remaining amount of money remaining in the register was $7.83, in coins and two checks, one for $10.00 and the other for $5.80. After interviewing the owner Speedy Marquette, the alleged burglary could have occurred between 12:00am-12:25am. He stated that the money that was taken could have been placed in a tan cloth bag labeled “Midtown State Bank”. It included the missing $910.00, and a Canadian five dollar bill. Upon further investigation and interview of the witness, he stated that the suspect and his girlfriend were seen walking into Red’s Pleasure card room to play poker about 8 pm Friday July 29, 2011. According to the witness Marty Martini Id-180454, Ronald Riff winnings totaled to be around 100-200 dollars. After leaving Red’s Pleasure palace alone around midnight on Saturday July 30, 2011, suspect Riff stopped by Rusty’s Auto Body. While speaking to the body shop owner, Riff notice a hammer that was sitting in plain view. Before leaving the body shop, Riff picked up the hammer and departed. The suspect then