Police Personality Traits

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Police Personality Traits CJS/219 This document will describe the six personality traits of police officers and how each individual trait will affect the officer’s job. Sheena N. Long 5/3/2011
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An officer who holds the trait of Authoritarianism can have great influence in the community and the ability to handle any situation which someone needs to be in charge to take action. Officers with this skill are good at stopping some situations before they escalated to someone being hurt or killed. There are some negative sides to this trait not being able to control oneself from jumping in and taking control over ever situation they are faced with is the biggest problem. This is a great skill to have but know when to use it is also a big key factor in that skill. Suspicion is when officers cannot trust anyone he or she comes in to contact with due to the levels of mistrust and disbelief the officer has. There are both negative affect and positive affect that this skill may have on an officer’s career. Being unable to let ones guard down in a stick situation could mean
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