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NCJ Number: 150083 Find in a Library
Title: Correlates of Police and Correctional Officer Performance (From Academically Speaking: Criminal Justice-Related Research by Florida's Doctoral Candidates, P 44-61, 1991, Diane L. Zahm, ed. -- See NCJ-150081)
Author(s): T L Griffith
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 19
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Type: Research (Applied/Empirical)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: In this study, 590 police and correctional candidate officers completed both the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) and the Inwald Personality Inventory (IPI) in order to study correlates of officer performance.
Abstract: Three-hundred seventy-five of the candidates were hired, allowing a comparison of preselection test scores and subsequent performance evaluations. The results showed that the MMPI was not significantly related to the job performance of either road patrol or correctional officers. The IPI predicted only the performance of correctional officers. Ten IPI scales were significantly different between correctional officers grouped according to their performance ratings, and seven scales were able to correctly classify 53 percent of the correctional officers. 10 tables and 79 references
Main Term(s): Corrections
Index Term(s): Corrections personnel evaluation; Corrections personnel selection; Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory; Police officer performance evaluations; Police personnel selection
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