Dimension 5: Impulse Control/Attention to Safety:
Impulse Control/Attention to Safety involves taking proper precautions and avoiding impulsive and/or unnecessarily risky behavior to ensure the safety of yourself and others. It includes the ability and mindset to think before acting – to avoid knee-jerk reactions and instead act with consciousness to best address the situation at hand. It also includes:
• Driving and otherwise behaving within your own limits;
• Taking proper precautions to ensure safe performance;
• Thinking things through before acting (including the consequences of your actions);
• Carefully using/maintaining personal and agency/company equipment/materials;
• Safe driving practices during routine and high arousal activities; and
• Attention to and awareness of hazards.
For more information regarding POST Personality-Based Competencies, click link below:
Peace Officer Psychological Screening Manual
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