In the aftermath of using force to control offender resistance, the officer’s report is used, at a minimum, to evaluate performance and decision making. The report can also become a critical piece of evidence in both criminal and civil trials. Documenting Force delivers proven strategies that help officers avoid unnecessary internal and external scrutiny. The most comprehensive tool for completing the most scrutinized report. Arm yourself with proven methods for reporting the use of force. A convenient, tactical solution for any criminal justice professional.

Documenting Force offers step-by-step strategies for use in the field. This app uses a single drop down menu that allows end users to find information quickly.

NOTE: The full (paid) version includes dozens of report examples and templates that are print ready when needed.

Why FORCE Concepts?

FORCE Concepts has been delivering its one-of-a-kind Documenting Force training class for more than a decade. Course materials are approved for POST or continuing education credit in more than 20 states, with more on the way. Simply stated, our lessons fit in the palm of your hand and become effective on-duty job aids. In addition to providing expert witness testimony in state and federal courts since 2001, FORCE Concepts instructors bring a unique blend of law enforcement, journalism, and technical writing expertise into this application. The core concept behind Documenting Force is “less is more.” In other words, we train law enforcement professionals how to communicate their message using clear, concise, and consistent language.

Ratings and Reviews

Five Stars!


A must have tool in the tool box! Very informative and useful. This app performs seamlessly. I believe Force-Concepts has hit a home run in a very critical area of law enforcement. This is a timely release of a much needed app to assist in addressing the the needs of the law enforcement professional when it comes to the issues surrounding "documenting the use of force." It's all in the palm of your hand.

Great resource

Nmb 17

Helpful resource with easy to access information. I recommend purchasing the full version to get access to the sample reports.

Great app

Jon Blum

Easy to use and content is relevant. Perfect on-duty resource for writing reports.


FORCE Concepts, Inc.
12.4 MB
Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
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