19. REPORT OF INVESTIGATION FORMAT.
INVESTIGATIVE REPORT WRITING:
SYNOPSIS: (This section is a concise summation of the results of the investigation
and answers the questions, who, what, when, where, how, and why, if known; it
establishes the basic elements of proof for the offense; includes the dollar value
of the loss or recovery in appropriate cases.)
NARRATIVE: (This section presents details of investigative findings with emphasis
on offenses, rather than steps taken in developing the investigation.)
1. Presented in continuously numbered paragraphs under descriptive headings
NOTE: Do not
2. Exhibits, such as sworn statements, photographs, subpoenas, copies of
correspondence, records and other documentary material that are attached to the
ROI, and nonattached items of evidence retained in evidence repositories are
identified by number when referred to in the Narrative and are listed in
sequentially in the EXHIBITS section of the ROI.
LAW ENFORCEMENT RECORDS:
(This section includes the results of file checks of
local law enforcement agency checks; i.e., NCIC/AFLETS as appropriate).
EXHIBITS: (This section lists sequentially and numerically each item of evidence,
documentation as referred to the Narrative section. See NARRATIVE, para (2).
INVESTIGATIVE STATUS: (Identifies the status of the investigation at the time of
writing of the report; i.e., "Closed," "Pending," "Referred.")
EXAMPLE OF A FINAL REPORT
FILE NO: 00130-XX-MPC063
Subject 1. CAPONE, Alphonso Paul, (a) E-5; (b) 512th Supply Co., Ft McClellan, AL
36205, 848-5583; (c) 418-77-1234; (d) Springfield, IL; (e) 17 Apr 55; (f) A; (g)
Brown; (h) Blue; (i) 175; (j) 6'1"; (k) 31; (1) No; (m) Male; (n) Light; (o) Cau;
13. None; 14. Civ; 15. Yes; 16. None.
Subject 2. BARROW, Clyde Edward, (a) E-3; (b) 512th Supply Co., Ft McClellan, AL
36205, 848-5583; (c) 145-87-3456; (d) Dallas, TX; (e) 12 Feb 60; (f) A; (g) Black;
(h) Brown; (i) 163; (j) 5'10"; (k) 26; (1) No; (m) Male; (n) Medium; (o) Cau; 13.
None; 14. Civ; 15. Yes; 16. None.