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Sigma Survey for Police Officers

SSPO

Sigma Survey for Police Officers (SSPO) provides a relevant, reliable tool to help select and place qualified police and security officers.

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  • SSPO Test Booklets
    51663 Qualification Level A

    Sold individually

    In stock $7.60

    1-2 $7.60
    3-24 $7.30
    25-49 $7.10
    50+ $6.90
    Savings are estimated
  • Q Local/SSPO Profile Reports
    51660 Qualification Level A

    $22.70

    1-4 $22.70
    5-49 $15.90
    50-99 $14.80
    100-249 $13.60
    250+ $12.50
    Savings are estimated

    Report administrations can only be ordered via the Q Local software or by phone at 866-627-7271. Find out more about ordering via the software by clicking here.

  • Q Local/SSPO Answer Sheets
    51661 Qualification Level A

    Pkg of 25

    In stock $26.00

    1-2 $26.00
    3-24 $24.70
    25-49 $24.00
    50+ $23.40
    Savings are estimated
  • SSPO Fax-In Answer Sheets
    51662 Qualification Level A

    In stock $26.00

    1-2 $26.00
    3-24 $24.70
    25-49 $24.00
    50+ $23.40
    Savings are estimated
  • SSPO User's Guide
    51664 Qualification Level A

    In stock $35.60

Overview

Age range:

Individuals 18 years and older

Reading Level:

9th Grade

Publication date:

1998

Qualification level:

A

Completion time:

35 minutes timed (74 multiple-choice items)

Administration:

Paper-and-pencil or computer administration

Scoring options:

Q Local Software or Automated Fax-in Scoring Service

Report Options:

Profile Report

Product Details

Developed by Douglas N. Jackson, PhD, an international expert in personnel assessment, the SSPO test helps police chiefs, security administrators, and hiring managers evaluate a candidate's skills.

Benefits

  • Select candidates with the practical, problem-solving ability required to solve on-the-job problems arising in incidents and to act appropriately and with sound judgment.
  • Identify candidates with the skills to write meaningful, credible incident reports that may become permanent records in investigations and court proceedings.

Features

The SSPO test evaluates skills in two critical areas: incident report writing and problem solving. 

  • Incident Report Writing section: helps evaluate the candidate's ability to write effective reports by assessing spelling, grammar and vocabulary skills. 
  • Problem Solving section: helps measure the candidate's use of appropriate judgment by presenting scenarios requiring a decision by an officer. 
  • Test items have been carefully selected for job relevance, increasing the instrument's acceptability to candidates and employers and its ability to withstand legal challenges.
  • Easy-to-read results compare candidates to a large database of police officer candidates.
  • The overall score is based on the scores of Total Writing Aptitude and Officer Problem Solving.
  • Normed on a contemporary sample of 1,413 job candidates applying for the position of police officer.

Sample Reports

The following sample report is available for SSPO.

Profile Report