A considerable amount of research focused on the identification of the psychological characteristics of successful peace officers. In general, the results of this research indicated that personality profiles of successful peace officers are reflective of a psychologically healthy person. In particular, peace officers were found to score high on the following attributes:

– Agreeableness
– Assertiveness/Extroversion
– Conscientiousness/Responsibility/Dependability
– Emotional toughness (freedom from anxiety, hostility and psychological distress)
– Flexibility/Adaptability
– Independence/Achievement orientation
– Integrity
– Intellectual efficiency
– Self-discipline/Self-control
– Social confidence/Self-assuredness
– Social sensitivity
– Tolerance
– Well-being

For an in-depth look at Positive Psychological Indicators please click the link below:
Peace Officer Psychological Screening Manual

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