How to Pass the Police Selection System

Practice for the Psychometric Tests and Succeed at the Assessment Centres
Author: Harry Tolley,Billy Hodge,Catherine Tolley
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749459050
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 176
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Many would-be entrants to the police service are unsuccessful because at some point in the assessment system they fail to demonstrate their full potential. Failure may be the result of a variety of factors such as: stress and anxiety; being unable to cope with the psychometric tests; having to perform in front of other people while being observed and evaluated. If you are applying to join a police force in England or Wales, How to Pass the Police Selection System will help you to do your very best in every part of the assessment and achieve your goal. It provides essential guidance on all aspects of the selection process, including: entry requirements and competencies; completion of the application form; the assessment centre; psychometric tests; role-play and written exercises; the assessment centre interview and the job-related fitness test, making it the most comprehensive guide to the new police recruitment procedures available.

How to Pass the New Police Selection System


Author: Harry Tolley,Billy Hodge,Catherine Tolley
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749449469
Category: Police
Page: 150
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Provides detailed guidance on every aspect of the selection process including the required competencies, how to complete the application form, and the tests candidates face at an assessment centre. There are plenty of practice questions and exercises, such as numerical reasoning, verbal logical reasoning, report writing, role play exercises, and advice on the interview itself. Candidates can also find out what to expect from the medical and how to prepare for the physical fitness test. This book is the most comprehensive guide to the new police recruitment procedures available.

Master The Police Officer Exam

Complete Test Prep to Jump-Start Your Career
Author: Peterson's,Arco,Fred M. Rafilson
Publisher: Peterson's
ISBN: 076892717X
Category: Political Science
Page: 483
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Presents an overview of recruit qualifications and police officer duties, career and salary information, test-taking strategies, and five full-length practice exams.

Blackstone's Handbook for Policing Students 2013


Author: Sofia Graça,Kevin Lawton-Barrett,Martin O'Neill,Stephen Tong,Robert Underwood
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191649996
Category: Law
Page: 616
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Blackstone's Handbook for Policing Students 2013 has been developed from the best-selling Blackstone's Student Police Officer Handbook to reflect the multitude of avenues into the police force now open to future police officers, from pre-entry courses to PCSOs and Specials. Designed specifically to meet the new requirements of police training, this book is a must-have for those embarking on a career in the police. Parts of initial police training common to all new entrants are easily identified and there are specific chapters on qualification structures and training and assessment, meeting the needs of students whether you are entering policing through pre-entry schemes or through an alternative qualification route. This new structure means it is possible for students to omit certain Parts of the Handbook whilst still meeting the mandatory requirements of the revised IPLDP Diploma in Policing. Divided into six parts, representing key stages in your progression from pre-entry programmes (where appropriate) in Parts 1 and 2, to initial training and then confirmation, the Handbook leads you through the topics, covering theory, discussion and practice while developing skills of analysis, problem solving and forms of reasoning. Coupled with a comprehensive and accessible style, the book ensures you have the knowledge and understanding necessary to undertake independent patrol in a professional and competent manner. Key topics covered include Stop, Search, and Entry; Alcohol and Drug Offences; Sexual Offences; Interviewing; and Intelligence. Blackstone's Handbook for Policing Students 2013 is essential reading whether you are taking a pre-entry course or the IPLDP Diploma in Policing, looking to move on from your role as a PCSO or Special, or are involved within the security and law enforcement sector.

Handbook of Police Psychology


Author: Jack Kitaeff
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136861696
Category: Psychology
Page: 592
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The Handbook of Police Psychology represents the contributions of over thirty police psychologists, all experts in their field, on the core subject matters of police psychology. Police psychology is broadly defined as the application of psychological principles and methods to law enforcement. This growing area includes topics such as screening and hiring of police officers; conducting screening for special squads (e.g., SWAT); fitness-for-duty evaluations; investigations, hostage negotiations; training and consultation, and stress counseling, among others. The book examines the beginnings of police psychology and early influences on the profession such as experimental investigations of psychological testing on police attitude and performance. Influential figures in the field of police psychology are discussed, including the nation’s first full-time police psychologist who served on the Los Angeles Police Department, and the first full-time police officer to earn a doctorate in psychology while still in uniform with the New York Police Department.

The Oxford Handbook of Personnel Assessment and Selection


Author: Neal Schmitt
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199930694
Category: Psychology
Page: 992
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Employee selection remains an integral role of industrial/organizational psychology. Modern demands on organizations have required adaptations on the part of those responsible for selection programs, and researchers in evaluating the impact of these adaptations as well as their implications for how we view human potential. Many of these developments (web-based assessments, social networking, globalization of organizations, for example) determine in great part the content and focus of many of the chapters in this book. The Oxford Handbook of Personnel Assessment and Selection is organized into seven parts: (1) historical and social context of the field of assessment and selection; (2) research strategies; (3) individual difference constructs that underlie effective performance; (4) measures of predictor constructs; (5) employee performance and outcome assessment; (6) societal and organizational constraints on selection practice; and (7) implementation and sustainability of selection systems. While providing a comprehensive review of current research and practice, the purpose of the volume is to provide an up-to-date profile of each of the areas addressed and highlight current questions that deserve additional attention from researchers and practitioners. This compendium is essential reading for industrial/organizational psychologists and human resource managers.

Farbenblind


Author: Trevor Noah
Publisher: Karl Blessing Verlag
ISBN: 364120643X
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 336
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Trevor Noah kam 1984 im Township Soweto als Sohn einer Xhosa und eines Schweizers zur Welt. Zu einer Zeit, da das südafrikanische Apartheidsregime „gemischtrassige“ Beziehungen weiterhin unter Strafe stellte. Als Kind, das es nicht geben durfte, erlebte er Armut und systematischen Rassismus, aber auch die mutige Auflehnung seiner "farbenblinden" Eltern, die einfallsreich versuchten, Trennungen zwischen Ethnien und Geschlechtern zu überwinden. Heute ist er ein international gefeierter Comedian, der die legendäre "The Daily Show" in den USA leitet und weltweit – ob Sydney, Dubai, Toronto, San Francisco oder Berlin – in ausverkauften Sälen auftritt. In "Farbenblind" erzählt Trevor Noah ebenso feinsinnig wie komisch in achtzehn Geschichten von seinem Aufwachsen in Südafrika, das den ganzen Aberwitz der Apartheid bündelt: warum ihn seine Mutter aus einem fahrenden Minibus warf, um Gottes Willen zu erfüllen, welche Musik er für einen tanzenden Hitler aufzulegen pflegte, um sein erstes Geld zu verdienen, und wie ihn eine Überwachungskamera, die nicht einmal zwischen Schwarz und Weiß unterscheiden konnte, vor dem Gefängnis bewahrte.

Strategies for Improving Officer Recruitment in the San Diego Police Department


Author: N.A
Publisher: Rand Corporation
ISBN: 9780833045171
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 130
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The San Diego Police Department (SDPD) has been operating below its authorized size in recent years. To bridge its personnel gap, the department needs to maximize its recruiting while minimizing officer attrition. To accomplish this goal, the department sought assistance from RAND to improve its recruiting efforts and suggest ways to improve the diversity of its recruits. This monograph describes RAND's effort to assist SDPD's recruiting program.

The Hate U Give


Author: Angie Thomas
Publisher: cbt Verlag
ISBN: 3641200148
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Page: 512
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»Umwerfend und brillant, ein Klassiker!« Bestsellerautor John Green Die 16-jährige Starr lebt in zwei Welten: in dem verarmten Viertel, in dem sie wohnt, und in der Privatschule, an der sie fast die einzige Schwarze ist. Als Starrs bester Freund Khalil vor ihren Augen von einem Polizisten erschossen wird, rückt sie ins Zentrum der öffentlichen Aufmerksamkeit. Khalil war unbewaffnet. Bald wird landesweit über seinen Tod berichtet; viele stempeln Khalil als Gangmitglied ab, andere gehen in seinem Namen auf die Straße. Die Polizei und ein Drogenboss setzen Starr und ihre Familie unter Druck. Was geschah an jenem Abend wirklich? Die Einzige, die das beantworten kann, ist Starr. Doch ihre Antwort würde ihr Leben in Gefahr bringen...

Buyer's Guide

1999-2000
Author: William White
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Library science
Page: N.A
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Library Journal


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Libraries
Page: N.A
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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.

The ETS Test Collection Catalog

Affective Measures and Personality Tests
Author: Educational Testing Service
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780897746922
Category: Education
Page: 176
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The major source of infornmation on the availability of standardized tests. -- Wilson Library BulletinCovers commercially available standardized tests and hard-to-locate research instruments.

Vocational Tests and Measurement Devices


Author: Educational Testing Service
Publisher: Oryx Press
ISBN: 9780897748933
Category: Education
Page: 200
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"The major source of infornmation on the availability of standardized tests". -- Wilson Library Bulletin Covers commercially available standardized tests and hard-to-locate research instruments.