The Personal and Business Qualities Features of Police Officers Who Quit in the First Year of Professional Activity

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Abstract

In the article pursuant to the resolution of the Russian Federation of December 6, 2012, No. 1259 “Approval of the internal affairs bodies of the Russian Federation” psychologists within the framework of professional psychological selection, highlighted the most important personal and business qualities of employees. The research materials were collected as part of a joint research project of the region, 634 employees of the office management service in the internal authorities of the Arkhangelsk region took part. Personal and business qualities, measured by means of basic psychological tests, are regulated by the use of a selection procedure in internal affairs. Police officers who quit in the first year of professional activity are distinguished by a reduced level of legal awareness, lower intellectual properties and internality, a predominance of the need for good working conditions, a reduced need for achievements, self-improvement, and interesting and useful work.

General Information

Keywords: professional psychological selection, personal and business qualities, professional psycho-logical suitability, professionally important qualities, candidates for vocation, police de-partment, employees who quit in the first year of professional activity, staff turnover

Journal rubric: Personality-oriented Psychotechnologies in Law Enforcement

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/psylaw.2023130203

Funding. the study was carried out with the financial support of the project FSRU-2020-006 as part of the state assignment for conducting fundamental scientific research on the topic “Assessment of psychological risks in the professional activities of specialists in an extreme profile”, 2020-2022

Received: 25.03.2022

Accepted:

For citation: Martirosova N.V., Korneeva Y.A., Korneeva A.V. The Personal and Business Qualities Features of Police Officers Who Quit in the First Year of Professional Activity [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psikhologiya i pravo = Psychology and Law, 2023. Vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 30–48. DOI: 10.17759/psylaw.2023130203. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Natalia V. Martirosova, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Higher School of Psychology, Pedagogy and Physical Education, Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov, Senior Psychologist, Department of Psychological Work, Moral and Psychological Department, Office for Work with Personnel, Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the Arkhangelsk Region, Arkhangelsk, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5201-0209, e-mail: martirosova2012@yandex.ru

Yana A. Korneeva, PhD in Psychology, Docent, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Higher School of Psychology, Pedagogy and Physical Education, Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov, Arkhangelsk, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9118-9539, e-mail: ya.korneeva@narfu.ru

Anastasia V. Korneeva, Junior researcher, Department of Targeted Scientific Programs and Projects, Research Department, Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov, Arkhangelsk, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7146-0800, e-mail: arh.a.korneeva@gmail.com

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