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Verbal Communication

Describe effective and ineffective listening methods.
Recognize the ethical issues associated with oral and written communication.
Demonstrate effective writing techniques.

What does it mean to be an effective listener? Describe a professional or work-related experience when you were an ineffective listener. How did your behaviors exhibit this effect? What can you do to be a more effective listener? Explain why it is so important.

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This solution is based on a sociological concept of discourse it should apply to criminology as well.

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Active Listening & Effective Communication

Suspects, criminals & even law enforcement colleagues 'speak with intended meaning' not present in the context of the said words. For instance, a suspect can so easily deny allegations verbally but not in the manner that he denied - something shows, a tell or a clue. Indirectly people point out what they mean & create new meanings in the context of how they communicate & to do this, a law enforcement officer must actively seek meaning in it. Active listening is a reflexive action. Once information confronts you, you weigh it according to factors that you see as fit to judge the notion. In the street fr instance, gangs talk ...

Solution Summary

The solution discusses effective & ineffective communication methods used in an office or a professional setting. The solution touches the ethical side of communication. The solution concisely touches on the use of communication within a police/ law enforcement setting.