Policing Study Guide Test 2

Policing Study Guide Test 2 - Chapter 6 The difference...

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Chapter 6 The difference between screening in vs. screening out applicants for police positions. o Screening in – process of identifying police applicants who are the best-qualified candidate for the applicant pool o Screening out – process identifying police applicants who are unqualified and removing them from consideration The concept of bona fide occupational qualification (BFOQ). o A job-related standard that is permissible under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. If a particular characteristic (such as the ability to lift heavy weights or run a computer) can be shown to be needed for successful job performance or a “business necessity,” it may be allowed as a requirement even though it may discriminate against some protected groups of people The Reno FTO model vs. the more traditional San Jose FTO model. o The Reno model is a field-training program emphasizing aspects of community policing, based on andragogical (versus pedagogical) learning methods, and placing heavy emphasis on problem-based learning exercises o The San Jose model uses a field-training officer who will act as the mentor for the rookie officer. The new officer will be on ‘probation’ for a specific period of time. The new officer will be evaluated many times before he or she is off of probation and on their own. The assessment center method as part of the promotion process. o A process that attempts to measure a candidate’s personal potential for a particular position using multiple strategies, including job-related simulations and possibly interviews and psychological tests. The concept of lateral entry.
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