Police Officer (Male, Age 52) in toledo, OH
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Police Officer|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||24 years|
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career||0|
|Income Rating||0 / 10|
|Interest Rating||0 / 10|
|Work-Life Rating||0 / 10|
|Fulfilment Rating||0 / 10|
Table of Contents
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
patrol the streets, respond to calls, protect and serve
Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
i have a partner
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 7
Level of Responsibility: 1
The Actual Work: 8
A day in the life of…
Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:
|5am to 6am|
|6am to 7am|
|7am to 8am||7:30 roll call|
|8am to 9am||patrol, answer calls|
|9am to 10am||patrol, answer calls|
|10am to 11am||patrol, answer calls|
|11am to 12pm||patrol, answer calls|
|12pm to 1pm||patrol, answer calls|
|1pm to 2pm||patrol, answer calls|
|2pm to 3pm||patrol, answer calls|
|3pm to 4pm||get off at 3:30 on a good day|
|4pm to 5pm|
|5pm to 6pm|
|6pm to 7pm|
|7pm to 8pm|
|8pm to 9pm|
|9pm to 10pm|
|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
civil service test and complete the police academy
What was the application process?
civil service test application, interview, academy
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes testing, psychological, physical,
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
all kinds of how would you respond in a given situtation
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
as well as can be expected
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
police academy ongoing yraing in special fields
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
it is alot of on the job training
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
probaly not it is a difficult job
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
communication skills, able to stay calm under pressure
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
yes for sure
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
be prepared for the unexpected
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes i am retiring soon
What are your current career goals?
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||line worker||5 years||?||worked on automotive line|
|Prior Job 2||army||3 years||was in us army|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:2.7
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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