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Title: Police Chief, Volume 78, Issue 8, August 2011
Journal: Police Chief  Volume:78  Issue:8  Dated:August 2011  Pages:1-122
Editor(s): Charles E. Higginbotham
Date Published: August 2011
Page Count: 122
Type: Issue Overview
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This issue of The Police Chief has seven primary articles examining the role of police psychologists.
Abstract: This August 2011 issue of The Police Chief magazine contains seven primary articles examining the role of police psychologists. The first article, Police Psychologists: Roles and Responsibilities in a Law Enforcement Agency, examines the roles and responsibilities of police psychologists. The second article, Police Psychologists as Consultants, examines the use of police psychologists as internal and external consultants to law enforcement agencies. The third article, Assessing the Psychological Suitability of Candidates for Law Enforcement Positions, examines the use of police psychologists in pre-employment assessments. The fourth article, The Role of Psychological Fitness-for-Duty Evaluations in Law Enforcement, examines the use of fitness-for-duty evaluations by law enforcement agencies. The fifth article, Peer Support Teams Fill an Emotional Void in Law Enforcement Agencies, examines the use of peer support teams to provide emotional and practical support to officers. The sixth article, Support and Sustain: Psychological Intervention for Law Enforcement Personnel, examines the use of police psychologists to support the mental health and well-being of police officers. The seventh article, Board Certification in Police Psychology: What It Means to Public Safety, examines the need for having board certified police psychologists working with law enforcement agencies. Additional articles and columns contain information on the 118th Annual IACP Conference to be held in Chicago, IL, along with technology updates.
Main Term(s): Police psychologists
Index Term(s): Forensic psychology; Mental health; Police physical fitness testing; Police psychological training; Psychological evaluation; Psychologists; Psychologists role in corrections; Psychologists role in criminal justice; Psychologists role in policing
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