Personal characteristics of a law enforcement unit of special purpose



The relevance of the study of the personal characteristics of law enforcement officers due to a significant number of crimes of an aggressive nature, committed by employees of internal Affairs bodies, and the need to develop preventive measures. The purpose of this research is to study peculiarities of the manifestation of progressive and inhibiting aggression personality factors in the structure of law enforcement officers, whose activities directly associated with aggression in the performance of official duties. The study involved 149 employees of special forces of law enforcement are male aged 18 to 35 years. Used a wide battery of psychodiagnostic methods aimed at a comprehensive study of the individual respondents. the data Obtained were analyzed using the method of correlation pleiades. According to the results, was discovered a unique picture of the relationship among personality structures and interaction progressive and deterrent aggression factors with the prevalence of progressive on inhibitory factors in the studied structure.

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Keywords: aggressive behavior, proaggressive factors that inhibit the aggression of law-enforcement agencies.

Journal rubric: Psychology of Professional Activity

Article type: scientific article


For citation: Vasilenko T. Personal characteristics of a law enforcement unit of special purpose [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psikhologiya i pravo = Psychology and Law, 2017. Vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 81–90. DOI: 10.17759/psylaw.2017060207. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Tatyana Vasilenko, Post-graduate Department of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Faculty of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, e-mail:



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