Psychology in Law Enforcement and its Use


With the media’s increasing attention to police brutality, there is an increasing concern about the screening of mental health with police officers.


  • How do personality instruments aid in the selection of police officers?
  • Why are psychological evaluations important in determining a police applicant’s suitability for hire? Are these screenings valid and reliable?

Special Instructions:

Create a 1 page essay in APA format according to the instructions above. Use 2 scholarly sources for references. Utilize in-text citations.