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Title: HOUSTON (TX) - VALIDITY STUDY OF POLICE OFFICER SELECTION, TRAINING AND PROMOTION, V 4-A - APPENDICES TO THE JOB ANALYSES OF POSITIONS WITHIN THE HOUSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
Author(s): P R JEANNERET; J A DUBIN
Corporate Author: Lifson, Wilson, Ferguson and Winick, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 473
Sponsoring Agency: Lifson, Wilson, Ferguson and Winick, Inc
Houston, TX 77006
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: AC-75-B-0331-57
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THESE APPENDIXES CONTAIN DATA PERTAINING TO JOB ANALYSES OF POSITIONS WITHIN THE HOUSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT (TEXAS).
Abstract: FOCUSING ON ENTRY-LEVEL POSITIONS WITHIN CLASS A (UNIFORMED AND DETECTIVE) CATEGORIES AND CLASS B AND C (TECHNICAL AND COMMUNICATION) PERSONNEL, JOB ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES INCLUDED REVIEWS OF SOURCE MATERIALS AND PUBLISHED RESEARCH, PERSONAL INTERVIEWS, DIRECT OBSERVATION, TASK ANALYSIS, USE OF THE CRITICAL INCIDENT TECHNIQUE, POSITION ANALYSIS QUESTIONNAIRE, SURVEYS, PHYSICAL TASK INVENTORY, AND MAINTENANCE OF A WORK DIARY. THE APPENDIXES CONTAIN MATERIAL ON POLICE OFFICER ROLE AND TASK DEFINITIONS AS REPORTED BY PROJECT STAR, INCLUDING INTERVIEW MATERIAL, TASK INVENTORIES, AND JOB DESCRIPTIONS WITHIN RANKS. THE CRITICAL INCIDENT QUESTIONNAIRE IS PROVIDED ALONG WITH EXAMPLES OF CRITICAL INCIDENTS INCLUDED IN BEHAVIORAL JOB DIMENSIONS. DATA PERTAINING TO THE POSITION ANALYSIS QUESTIONNAIRE, SUCH AS JOB DIMENSION PROFILES, TERM DEFINITIONS, AND TASK INVENTORIES, ARE PRESENTED. AN OUTLINE OF ACTIVITIES SAMPLED BY PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATION ITEMS IS ALSO INCLUDED.
Index Term(s): Job analysis; Police personnel; Texas
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