Personality Traits

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Running head: POLICE PERSONALITY TRAITS 1 Police Personality Traits Jennifer Wilkins CJS/210 January 18, 2011 James Weidig
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POLICE PERSONALITY TRAITS 2 Police Personality Traits The definition of Authoritarianism is defined as the habit of conduct, thought, and speech expressing total submission to rigid principles and rules (Wikipedia, 2010). I believe the meaning is submitting to authority and not believing in Democracy. A place ruled by an Authoritarian and to have strict laws to follow with no choice of how to live your life. I would relate it to how it is when a child is first born; a parent guides them and tells them everything they want them to do. It is having your every move watched and judge by the strict laws. I believe that if a police officer operates strictly by this practice, they will be feared by many people. I think that even the general public wants a police officer to bend the rules once in a while. The definition of Suspicion is defined as a cognition of mistrust in which a person doubts the honesty of another person or believes another person to be guilty of some type of wrongdoing or crime, but without sure proof (Wikipedia, 2010). I believe that most people have suspicious
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This note was uploaded on 08/01/2011 for the course CJS 250 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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