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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.

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

Pricing & Ordering

  • Q Local/SSPO Answer Sheets

    51661

    Pkg of 25

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $24.75

    Qualification Level A

    Tiered pricing discounts
    Quantity Price each
    1-4 $24.75
    5-24 $23.75
    25-74 $23.25
    75+ $22.75

    Ordering

    In stock

  • SSPO Test Booklets

    51663

    Sold individually

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $7.25

    Qualification Level A

    Tiered pricing discounts
    Quantity Price each
    1-4 $7.25
    5-49 $6.00
    50+ $4.75

    Ordering

    In stock

  • SSPO User's Guide

    51664

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $34.00

    Qualification Level A

    Ordering

    In stock

  • Q Local/SSPO Profile Reports

    51660

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $21.60

    Qualification Level A

    Tiered pricing discounts
    Quantity Price each
    1-4 $21.60
    5-9 $19.40
    10-49 $18.75
    50-99 $18.35
    100-249 $17.80
    250+ $17.25

    Ordering

    Q Local software, 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.

  • SSPO Fax-In Answer Sheets

    51662

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $24.75

    Qualification Level A

    Tiered pricing discounts
    Quantity Price each
    1-4 $24.75
    5-9 $23.75
    10-49 $23.25
    50-99 $22.75
    100-249 $18.50
    250+ $18.00

    Ordering

    In stock

  • SSPO Test Booklets

    51663

    Sold individually

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $7.25

    Qualification Level A

    Tiered pricing discounts
    Quantity Price each
    1-4 $7.25
    5-49 $6.00
    50+ $4.75

    Ordering

    In stock

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