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The Definitive Guide to Passing the Police Recruitment Process By John McTaggart

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The Definitive Guide to Passing the Police Recruitment Process: A Handbook for Prospective Police Officers, Special Constables and Police Community Support Officers by John McTaggart

'This is not simply a guide telling you about the police application and assessment process, it is a complete manual on how to pass.' The Police service offers an interesting, well paid and secure occupation but there is a huge amount of competition for places. Only one in seven people applying will succeed. Being good is not good enough. This book will greatly improve your chances of becoming a Police Officer, Police Community Support Officer or Special Constable. Every police force in England and Wales uses the same national application form and assessment centre. This book tells you not just about the process, but what you need to do to impress the assessors. It provides: - Explanations of the application form, competency and motivational questions, along with specimen answers. - Behind the scenes insight into the application form, marking, the assessment centre, and what you need to do to pass. - In-depth descriptions of the constraints and techniques that the assessors are required to work with in the exercises. Learn the secrets of how, for example, role actors will HookA" and BlockA" candidates. - Detailed breakdowns of the exercises used, and the techniques you need to pass them. - Full length examples of key exercises, including four role plays and three written exercises, along with specimen interview questions and answers. - Explanations of how to evidence your commitment to diversity, ethics and impartiality.

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About John McTaggart


John McTaggart served 16 years as a police officer in a wide variety of roles and continues to have a close association with the police service. He has been a Response Inspector for Cheshire Police, and commanded the Warrington Division Crime Car Unit and the Proactive Early Intervention Team. Before that, he served as a constable with Merseyside Police where he was heavily involved in training. He holds an MBA, and has police commendations for leadership and bravery. John pioneered the concept of assessment centre training for police recruits, and has successfully coached thousands of applicants into police careers. In 2001 he founded Talking Blues (www.talkingblues.co.uk), a national police recruitment coaching company.

Table of Contents


Introduction; 1. A brief outline of the application process; 2. The core competencies; 3. Application forms; 4. The national assessment centre; 5. An introduction to role plays; 6. The role playing planning and preparation phase; 7. The role playing interactive phase; 8. Interviews; 9. The written exercises: reports and proposals; 10. Preparing for the assessment centre; 11. The marking guide; 12. The final word: IQ and fitness tests; 13. Example role-plays exercises; 14. Role-play specimen plans, role actor's instructions and marking guides;

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GOR003860766
The Definitive Guide to Passing the Police Recruitment Process: A Handbook for Prospective Police Officers, Special Constables and Police Community Support Officers by John McTaggart
John McTaggart
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Little, Brown Book Group
2010-08-13
296
1845284356
9781845284350
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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