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Author Super, John T.
Source SpringerLink
Content type Text
Publisher Springer US
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2006
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Philosophy & psychology ♦ Psychology
Subject Keyword Psychology ♦ Law and Psychology ♦ Criminology & Criminal Justice
Abstract Current tests and procedures commonly employed in criminal justice system pre-employment psychological screenings in the southeastern United States were surveyed. Twenty complete data sets were obtained at the 2005 annual meeting of the Consortium of Police Psychologists. Survey respondents provide pre-employment psychological evaluations for 478 federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. Approximately 55 percent of the psychologists used semi-structured/structured interview forms/questionnaires completed by the applicant. The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (Hathaway & McKinley, 1991), the Inwald Personality Inventory (Inwald, 1979), and the California Personality Inventory (Gough, 1994) are used at more than 50 percent of the agencies. The Wonderlic Personnel Test (Wonderlic, 1992) is used at 49 percent of the agencies.
ISSN 08820783
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2006-01-01
Publisher Institution Society for Police and Criminal Psychology
Publisher Place Boston
e-ISSN 19366469
Journal Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology
Volume Number 21
Issue Number 2
Page Count 5
Starting Page 83
Ending Page 87

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