Sign-In | Cart The Career Test Store

 

"Police Patrol Officer"
Job Description - Part 3 - Skills Required

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Skills Needed for: "Police Patrol Officer"

1) Judgment and Decision Making -- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.


2) Active Listening -- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.


3) Critical Thinking -- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.


4) Writing -- Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.


5) Speaking -- Talking to others to convey information effectively.


6) Social Perceptiveness -- Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.


7) Reading Comprehension -- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.


8) Negotiation -- Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.


9) Persuasion -- Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.


10) Active Learning -- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.


11) Coordination -- Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.


Is being a "Police Patrol Officer" your very best career choice?

Our Career Interest Test will show you which careers match your interests.

Our Free Personality Test will show you which careers match your personality and why.

12) Complex Problem Solving -- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.


13) Service Orientation -- Actively looking for ways to help people.


14) Time Management -- Managing one's own time and the time of others.


15) Learning Strategies -- Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.


16) Instructing -- Teaching others how to do something.


17) Monitoring -- Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.


18) Equipment Selection -- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.


19) Equipment Maintenance -- Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.


Job Description for "Police Patrol Officer" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Police Patrol Officer"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-S-E        SOC:  33-3051.01


 

Click here for "Police Patrol Officer" Jobs

See the Future Outlook and Educational Requirements for "Police Patrol Officer"

 



The FREE CareerPlanner
Job & Career Newsletter








6 to 10 characters

Sign Up For Our Free CareerPlanner Newsletter
Hear about the latest in:

- Discovering Your Mission in Life
- Career Planning Tools
- Job Info
- Best Career Advice
- Career Direction
- Personality Type