BARRIERS TO EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION

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BARRIERS TO EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION 1 Barriers to Effective Communication Karen M. Overbey CJA/304 April 30, 2011 Derrick Horton
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BARRIERS TO EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION 2 Abstract Communication is giving and receiving information and is vital to all professions. The way this information is relayed can have an impact on how the information is understood and acted upon. Police officers and those in the field of criminal justice should understand the English language and be able to use it correctly both verbally and written without grammar or spelling mistakes to make the information they are conveying understandable to both their fellow employees and the community they serve. Decisions are made on information that is received; therefor the information needs to be clear and accurate. This paper will explain the communication process, how it affects criminal justice organizations and the barriers that can make communication ineffective.
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BARRIERS TO EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATIONS 3 Barriers to Effective Communication Communication is a process between two or more individuals for the purpose of exchanging information. There are 3 components to communication; they are verbal communication, nonverbal communication, and Para verbal communication and the correct use of these communications are necessary for those in criminal justice organizations. The 5 steps in the process of communication are: forming an idea with the desire to express the idea, sending the information, receiving the information, understanding the information, and giving feedback on the information. Verbal communication is speaking or written information, which can be memos, notes, or reports or communication information orally. The communicator must be certain to ensure the information is clear and concise, without grammar or spelling mistakes so that the information is not misunderstood, which in criminal justice organizations could result in injuries or the death of
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This note was uploaded on 09/11/2011 for the course CRIMINAL J cis 334 taught by Professor Akmid during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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