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Sample Incident Report: Bank Robbery (Hold-up)

Create an incident report about a bank hold-up, using well-constructed paragraphs, logical transitions, consistency, and professional tone. Only two tellers were in the bank at the time of the robbery. Develop your own details to answer the questions of who, what, when, where, why, and how (see pp. 117-18 in the text for help)

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Dear Student,
Below is a 'fictional' sample report. Adapt it as you will.

OTA 105878

Santa Barbara Police Department, State of California

Incident Report: Bank Robbery with Homicide at Amherst & Main

Incident Report Number: 08-00012
Name of Business: Bank of America
Date of Occurrence: Thursday, July 3, 2008
Time of Occurrence: between10:00 and 10:10 AM, just after opening hours
Contact Telephone: 0175587702

Description of Event:

At around 8 am Bank manager Julian Davis arrived to prepare the bank for opening. He noticed a black van parked in front of the bank, he did not give much heed to it as it was a public parking space. Soon other employees arrived: assistant manager, cashiers, tellers, accountant, office support, marketing personnel as well as the 4 security guards who guard the back exit, the entrance, one who statically mans the bank's hallways and operating hall and the guard who monitors the events through the cctv camera system that is strategically placed around the bank from the front entrance, the back, the hallways, the shared offices, the operating hall and the vault. This branch of the bank is your typical community bank - locals & businesses in the area bank with them.

July 3 being the day before the Independence Day parade with the bank participating being that their office is ...

Solution Summary

The solution is a simulated 'Incident Report' on a bank robbery/hold up. This is a sample incident report that follows all the necessary guidelines in incident reporting: well-constructed paragraphs, appropriate language, necessary details, consistent & logical transitions. The questions of who, what, where, why when pertaining to the incident are also provided. This solution would be of use to criminology, sociology students seeking sample Incident reports. Written in APA format, worde version is attached for easy printing.