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Career-Newsletter-February-2008

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Career Newsletter
February 2008
 


Editor's Note:

We're pleased to be sending you this debut issue of the PoliceOne Career Newsletter. Each month, law enforcement career expert Dr. Larry Jetmore will share his expertise on enhancing and advancing your own career. Jetmore, a retired captain of the Hartford (Conn.) Police Department, is the author of several leading exam-preparation books related to various levels of law enforcement. Jetmore designs his columns to give you a competitive edge and teach you how to achieve high scores in the examination process.

- Keith Bowers, Editor

Featured Careers Column:
Understanding how police examinations are created
Police promotional examinations, which consistently withstand review by the courts and successfully match candidates with job performance, have two things in common: test validity and reliability. A 1968 Supreme Court decision, Griggs v. Duke Power, 401 U.S. 424, requires that promotional examinations have a direct relationship to success on the job.

For a test to be valid, the testing process, when taken in its totality, must test specifically for factors determined to be “important” and even “critical” in order to successfully perform a job ... Full Story

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