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Oral Interview Dynamics

20 Traits of A-Game Supervisors/Managers: Trait #1

A-GAMERS... Are Not Afraid to Discipline First...They confront the small things Second...You teach what you tolerate Third...As iron sharpens iron, so does one man sharpen another NOTES: Discipline is often looked at as negative and those who exert discipline over...

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What are the Major Issues Facing Law Enforcement Today?

The following list does not cover everything, but it is a good comprehensive list to consider the problems, both locally and nationally, that face law enforcement as an industry. Panels may ask: "What are some of the problems facing your agency?" "What are some issues...

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Building Your Promotional Resume? Consider These Sections

Sections to Consider for Your Promotional Resume The following are resume sections to consider. Not all of them will apply to everyone so pick and choose as they are relevant to your career and experience.  OBJECTIVE (Note: Objective is optional. It goes in and out of...

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Ten Ways to Decrease Discipline & I.A. Investigations

The following internal affairs or complaint reducing steps are a good start to lower an agencies complaint or disciplinary problems. This short list is introductory and topical. Readers should look into each one of these areas and compare the information to how they...

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Ineffective Speaking – Pretext Justification: Part Two

Other Weak-Speak Problems:   Rationalized Integrity: • “Honestly…” • “Frankly…” • “To tell the truth…” We easily recognize these statements as red flags. It sounds as if you are trying to justify what you are saying. These statements hint to us that you are going to...

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The Preparatory Path to Promotion

The Preparatory Path to Promotion By Andy Borrello Preparatory Efforts for Your Promotional Oral Interview This is a very basic, but good list for when and how to prepare for your police promotional oral interview. Know that the more time you give yourself for...

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Ineffective Speaking – Pretext Justification: Part One

There is a nasty habit that many of us do verbally that really works against our communication effectiveness. We make statements that are excuse-based rationalizations for answers that we think might not be as effective as we’d like them to be. It’s as if we are...

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