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NCJ Number: 40967 Find in a Library
Title: ATTITUDINAL TESTING - A TOOL FOR EFFECTIVE LAW ENFORCEMENT MANAGEMENT
Journal: JOURNAL OF POLICE SCIENCE AND ADMINISTRATION  Volume:5  Issue:1  Dated:(MARCH 1977)  Pages:74-78
Author(s): R E MAGNUS; J W WITT; A GOMEZ
Corporate Author: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
United States of America

Northwestern University
School of Law
Managing Editor
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 5
Sponsoring Agency: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
Alexandria, VA 22314
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL 60611
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ARTICLE REPORTS THE RESULTS OF A STUDY TO DETERMINE THE VALIDITY OF A WRITTEN INSTRUMENT THAT SURVEYS THE ATTITUDES OF POLICE OFFICERS TOWARD THEIR CAREERS.
Abstract: THE QUESTIONNAIRE WAS DEVELOPED BY THE MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL'S CENTER FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE AGENCY ORGANIZATION AND MINORITY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES. THE GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE INSTRUMENT WAS TO OBTAIN INFORMATION WHICH COULD BE UTILIZED TO PRESENT A REALISTIC PROFILE OF THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT CAREER AND TO PROVIDE SPECIFIC FEEDBACK THAT COULD BE USEFUL FOR MANAGERIAL IMPROVEMENT. THE QUESTIONNAIRE WAS DISTRIBUTED TO SWORN PERSONNEL OF THE LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO, POLICE DEPARTMENT DURING MARCH 1975. THE RESULTING DATA IS PRESENTED IN BOTH NARRATIVE AND TABULAR FORM IN THE ARTICLE. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)...KAP
Index Term(s): Career development; Law enforcement; Management; Police attitudes; Work attitudes
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