Communication is a daily necessity that helps us understand the things that are constantly occurring around us. Without the use of effective communication, it would be difficult to understand one another and to function normally in society. In order to have knowledge of and completely interpret what communication is, it is important and vital to look at the different aspects and concepts that make up communication. This paper will discuss the process of verbal and nonverbal communication while describing the affiliated components of each. To be an effective communicator, one must learn and know the difference between listening and hearing. Further, formal and informal channels of communication within the criminal justice organizations will be explained, along with different barriers to effective communication. Lastly, strategies that may be implemented to overcome communication barriers in the criminal justice organization will be explored. All these components are essential to learn, understand, and to become an effective communicator in the criminal justice organization.
Effective Communication There are many things that go into the basic task of effective communication. Although it may seem easy or effortless for some to have conversations with complete understanding, for others it may be a struggle to just get a point across or even properly interpret what others are meaning to convey. In order to perfect the task of effective communication there are many things to consider. These tools and knowledge rules that should be considered are; knowing the process of verbal and nonverbal communication along with the components, the differences between listening and hearing in a conversation, formal and informal channels of communication in the criminal justice field, the barriers to effective communication in the criminal justice organization, and lastly the strategies that may be implemented to overcome
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