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Technical and Informational Papers

The following is a list of research studies and articles available upon request. Please contact us on your official letterhead for complimentary copies of the items you require. Due to security constraints, we regret we can not honour requests received from the general public for information about our systems.

  • WHITE PAPER NO. 84:  "Police Ability Test Investigation and Validation"

      

    • WHITE PAPER NO. 83:  "The Use of 'Off the Shelf' Psychological Tests in Police Selection Part 1 - A review of the NEO-PI, PAI, and the 16PF and its derivatives: 15PF, CAW and the PEPQ"

       

    • WHITE PAPER NO. 81:  "Important Issues For Organisations Considering Using Psychological Profiling - guidelines for use in pre-employment screening" 

       

    • "Summary of Return on Investment Studies"

       

    • "Psychological Profiling of Australian Police Officers:  A Longitudinal Examination of Post-Selection Performance" - International Journal of Police Science & Management Volume 8 Number 2

       

    • "The Impact of Psychological Profiling of Australian Correctional Officers" - Corrections Compendium (The Peer-Reviewed Journal of the Americal Correctional Association) July/August 2007

       

    • "Selecting Providers of Psychological Profiling: Questions for Public Safety Administrators"

       

    •  "Can Psychological Profiling Reduce Sick Leave and Attrition Among Correctional Officers after Four Years of Employment?" – Queensland Department of Corrective Services - August 2004

       

    •  "Evaluating the Effectiveness of AIFP Psychological Profiling: A Nine Year Follow-Up Study – Preliminary Findings" – West Australia Department of Justice – June 2004.

       

    • "Psychological Profiling of Australian Police Officers: An Examination of Post-Selection Performance" – International Journal of Police Science & Management Volume 7 Number 1

       

    • "Cost Benefit Analysis for the Use of AIFP Profilng – Queensland Department of Corrective Services – April 2003"

       

    • "Cost Benefit Analysis for the Use of AIFP Profiling – South Australia Department for Correctional Services – November 2002"

       

    • "Psychological Profiling of Police Recruits"

       

    • "An Evaluation of the Efficiency of the AIFP Psychological Test Battery in the New South Wales Corrective Services"

       

    • "Selection of Correctional Service Officers" prepared by Sharon Casey, Maureen Dollard and Tony Winefield, Work & Stress research Group, School of Psychology, University of South Australia

       

    • "Research into the Effectiveness of the AIFP Critical Character Assessment System for Screening New Custodial Correctional Officer Applicants" in the Queensland Department of Corrective Services

       

    • "The Use of Specialised Psychological Assessment Methods in the Selection of Applicants to the Victoria Police - Phase 1"

       

    • "The Use of Specialised Psychological Assessment Methods in the Selection of Applicants to the Victoria Police - Phase 2"

       

    • "The Use of Specialised Psychological Assessment Methods in the Selection of Applicants to the Victoria Police - Phase 3"

       

    • "The Use of Specialised Psychological Testing to Discriminate Above Average from Poor Prison Officers"

       

    • "Follow up Studies of Recommended American Police Applicants Using the IFP System"

       

    • "The AIFP Test Battery : A Validation Study Based on Australian Data"

       

    • "The Importance of Psychological Issues in the Selection of Public Safety Candidates"

       

    • "Racial Bias and Police Selection" - Newsletter of the National Police Ethnic Advisory Bureau - Issue No. 5 April 1998

       

    • "Equal Employment Opportunity Considerations in using the AIFP Structured Interview for Selection of Public Safety Personnel"

       

    • "Extreme Savings:  Slashing Sick Leave/Attrition Rates Through New Recruit Screening": - Corrections Today, August 2002 – American Correctional Paper

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        Research Summary 1
        "Selection of Correctional Service Officers"-SA Department For Correctional Services - April 2001. (53 KB)


        Research Summary 2
        "Research into the Effectiveness of the AIFP Critical Character Assessment System for Screening New Custodial Correctional Officer Applicants" - Queensland Department of Corrective Services - February 2001. (55 KB)


        Research Summary 3
        "An Evaluation of the Efficiency of the AIFP Psychological Test Battery in the NSW Corrective Services" - May 1998. (56 KB)


        Research Summary 4
        "AIFP Testing Predicts Academy Performance of Victoria Police Recruits – Phase 1 Summary " – March 1992. (65 KB)


        Research Summary 5
        "AIFP Testing Plus TRAIT Interview System Predicts Poor Performers During Victoria Police Academy Training – Phase 2 Summary " – March 1993. (73 KB)


        Research Summary 6
        "AIFP Testing Predicts On The Job Performance of Victoria Police Recruits – Phase 3 Summary " – December 1994. (69 KB)


        Research Summary 7
        “Can Psychological Profiling Improve Firefighter Selection Procedures?” – Tasmania Fire Service – April 2003 (22 KB)


        Research Summary 8
        “Can Psychological Profiling Identify High Risk and Low Risk Employees?” – Correctional Services, Victoria – September 2003 (76 KB)


        Research Summary 9
        “Queensland Police Service – Preliminary Research Project” – Queensland Police – October 1998 (20 KB)