The Structure of Personality Constructs among Police Officers from Special Force KFOR
American Journal of Applied Psychology
Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2014, Pages: 159-165
Received: Nov. 14, 2014; Accepted: Nov. 21, 2014; Published: Nov. 24, 2014
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Piotr Próchniak, Pomeranian University, Slupsk, Poland
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A group of Police Officers from Special Force KFOR (Kosovo Force) who were the participants of a training preparing them for the peace mission in Kosovo took part in this study. The group consisted of 163 police officers, male only (M=32.5; SD=5.2). Among the participants were antiterrorists, pyrotechnics and detectives. Police officers completed six psychological scales. These were: the ZKPQ Scale, the Value Survey, the Time Perspective Scale, the Ways of Coping Scale, the Sense of Coherence Scale and the Attitudes towards Death Scale. The results indicated: (1) numerous inter relationships obtained from correlation analyses of and (2) a four factor structure for the scales.
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Police Officers, Special Forces, Peace Missions, Personality
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Piotr Próchniak, The Structure of Personality Constructs among Police Officers from Special Force KFOR, American Journal of Applied Psychology. Vol. 3, No. 6, 2014, pp. 159-165. doi: 10.11648/j.ajap.20140306.17
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