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Morris & McDaniel, Inc. 

In Partnership With

The

GEORGIA ASSOCIATION

OF CHIEFS OF POLICE

 

 

Morris & McDaniel is proud of their long-standing partnership with the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police and seeks to foster the high standards of law enforcement professionalism in the State of Georgia. As part of this effort, Morris & McDaniel offers a wide variety of products and services at a reduced price to all jurisdictions in the state. In addition, a portion of the cost is returned to the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police to assist with the goals and initiatives of the Association.

Our examinations meet the testing criteria of the certification standards as outlined by the State of Georgia Law Enforcement Agency Certification Program and the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).

Listed below are few of the products and services available:

READING ABILITY EXAM

Designed to screen out all candidates who are not able to read at the level required for successful performance.

ENTRY-LEVEL LAW ENFORCEMENT EXAM

A statistically validated test to identify individuals who possess the abilities required to be a successful law enforcement officer.  This nation-wide exam thoroughly evaluates a number of knowledges, skills, and abilities common to entry-level positions.

CANDIDATE PROFILE SUMMARY FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT 

An instrument designed to assess the integrity, work ethic and service orientation of law enforcement candidates.  The Georgia State Certification Committee has concluded that the CPS-LE is valid to meet Standard 3.3 for State Certification (psychological testing area).

OFF-THE-SHELF-KNOWLEDGE EXAM

Standardized promotional exams developed for the ranks of Corporal, Sergeant, Lieutenant, and Captain.  Test questions are taken from the following sources:

For the ranks of Corporal and Sergeant:

Supervision of Police Personnel, Seventh Edition. Nathan F. Iannone, Marvin P. Iannone, and Jeff Bernstein, Pearson Education Prentice Hall.

For the ranks of Lieutenant and Captain:

Supervision of Police Personnel, Seventh Edition. Nathan F. Iannone, Marvin P. Iannone, and Jeff Bernstein, Pearson Education Prentice Hall.

Police Administration: An Introduction, Second Edition.  Alfred R. Stone and Stuart M. Deluca, Prentice Hall.

In addition to the prescribed texts, the following can be used for a limited number of questions:

Broken Windows, The Atlantic Monthly, James Q. Wilson and George L. Kelling.  Article based on community policing principles.

NON-CUSTOMIZED PROMOTIONAL EXAM

Promotional exam developed from multiple texts as selected by the requesting agency from an extensive study list provided by Morris & McDaniel, Inc.  Exams may be requested for the ranks of Sergeant, Lieutenant, and Captain.  Reference list is available upon request.

CUSTOMIZED PROMOTIONAL EXAM

Promotional exam developed for a specific agency.  20% of the test items are developed from agency specific resources, i.e., city ordinances and agency rules and regulations.  The remaining test items are developed from multiple texts as selected by the requesting agency from an extensive study list provided by Morris & McDaniel, Inc.  Exams may be requested for the ranks of Sergeant, Lieutenant, and Captain.  Reference list is available upon request.

MORMAC MANAGEMENT ASSESSMENT EXERCISE

An intense 3.5 hour in-basket exercise for supervisory ranks and upper level management, the MORMAC is an excellent and cost effective method for promotional decisions.

PUBLIC SAFETY DISPATCHER TEST

An instrument that provides a precise measure of abilities for successful performance utilizing a validation checklist to ensure the test is a good match for your department.  This test consists of Audio and Written components.

 

For more information please contact our staff at one of the following Morris & McDaniel, Inc. locations:

 

Morris & McDaniel, Inc.

3500 Duluth Park Lane, Suite 700

Duluth, GA 30096

Phone: 888-403-3577

 

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Morris & McDaniel, Inc.

117 South Saint Asaph Street

Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone: 888-403-3577

Phone: 703-836-3600

Fax: 703-836-4280

 

 

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S.H.I.E.L.D. was designed to help decision makers in the selection of entry-level police officers. Each component of this test battery assesses specific skills and abilities needed to be a successful police officer. The S.H.I.E.L.D. test battery has been validated to predict the success of an entry-level police officer.

The S.H.I.E.L.D. Test Battery is comprised of three (3) separate tests; each one designed to focus on the assessment of specific skills and abilities. Morris & McDaniel also offers a video based Structured Oral Presentation Exercise. This exercise assesses important dimensions for effective police work.

This comprehensive test battery is available in both a paper and pencil version and a computerized version. The paper and pencil version has administration manuals to walk the administrators through the process. The computerized version is provided to ease the burden of test administration. Test administration and management is uncomplicated and requires only basic computer skills such as facility with a computer mouse. The paper and pencil version is equally valid.

TEST COMPONENTS

READING ABILITY EXAM
 Purpose Recommended Use 
To screen out all candidates who are not able to read at the level required for successful performance in the training process both in pre-job and on-the-job training.  A "must pass" for further consideration. 
CANDIDATE PROFILE SUMMARY
 Purpose Recommended Use 
 To assess the integrity, work ethic, and service orientation of police officer candidates. As a method to fast-track highly desired candidates. 
ENTRY-LEVEL LAW ENFORCEMENT EXAM  
 Purpose Recommended Use 
To identify those individuals who possess the abilities needed to be successful as a police officer. The abilities measured are spatial orientation, problem sensitivity, semantic ordering, flexibility of closure, verbal comprehension, visualization, memorization, and inductive reasoning.  As a hurdle to continue with the selection process or as a guide in determining the best candidates. 
STRUCTURED ORAL PRESENTATION EXERCISE (SOP) 
 Purpose Recommended Use 
To measure performance dimensions important to effective police work, such as judgment, problem identification and analysis, oral communication, and service orientation.  Ranking candidates. 

 

For questions or more information on how our firm can help your organization, please feel free to contact us at (703) 836-3600, or fill out our information request form by clicking here

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