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NCJ Number: 32903 Find in a Library
Title: POLICE SELECTION AND CAREER ASSESSMENT - EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Author(s): M D DUNNETTE; S J MOTOWIDLO
Corporate Author: Personnel Decisions, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 13
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Personnel Decisions, Inc
Minneapolis, MN 55402
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 73-NI-99-0018; 74-NI-99-0001
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF A FINAL REPORT ON A RESEARCH PROGRAM TO DEVELOP NEW METHODS FOR EVALUATING APPLICANTS FOR POLICE WORK AND ASSESSING THE POTENTIAL OF POLICE OFFICERS BEING CONSIDERED FOR PROMOTION.
Abstract: RESEARCH WAS UNDERTAKEN TO LEARN AS FULLY AS POSSIBLE EXACTLY WHAT ACTIVITIES OR JOB BEHAVIORS ARE CRITICAL TO EFFECTIVENESS OR INEFFECTIVENESS IN FOUR DIFFERENT POLICE JOBS - GENERAL PATROL OFFICER, PATROL SERGEANT, INVESTIGATOR/DETECTIVE, AND THE INTERMEDIATE COMMAND FUNCTION. THE CRITICAL DIMENSIONS OF POLICE PERFORMANCE WERE USED TO DESIGN NEW METHODS OF RATING CURRENT JOB PERFORMANCE EFFECTIVENESS OF POLICE OFFICERS AND TO DESIGN SIMULATIONS AND STANDARDIZED SITUATIONAL TASKS FOR EVALUATING CANDIDATES FOR PLACEMENT OR PROMOTION. THE PRODUCTS OF THIS RESEARCH INCLUDE AN INVENTORY USED IN PRELIMINARY SCREENING OF APPLICANTS AND CANDIDATES CALLED THE POLICE CAREER INDEX AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF PILOT REGIONAL ASSESSMENT CENTERS. (SNI ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Evaluation techniques; Evaluative research; Personnel evaluation; Personnel minimum standards; Personnel promotion; Personnel selection; Police personnel; Summaries
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