The Police Academy Survey
Law Enforcement and Local Government Leaders Use The Police Academy Survey
(The PAS) to measure:
The Desire to Serve
Strengths & Weaknesses
Quality of Academy Activities
Unmet Training Needs
Knowledge & Skills Gained
Characteristics of Success
Reliable and Accurate
The Police Academy Survey (The PAS), a premier enterprise of Polco and designed by our National Research Center, Inc. (NRC) survey science team, provides a comprehensive and accurate picture of officer training, academy activities and skills obtained by trainees. The PAS uses best practices in survey methods to guarantee valid findings and puts your results into meaningful context.
What's Inside The Police Academy Survey (The PAS):
The PAS provides local law enforcement leaders insights into a variety of candidate knowledge, motivations, reactions, barriers and career goals. The survey measures:
- Barriers to participation and completion
- Knowledge and skills obtained
- Career objectives and goals
- Barriers to a career in law enforcement
- Reactions to the program
- Motivations to join the academy
This Survey Complements:
The National Law Enforcement Survey (The NLES)
Gather insights into a variety of resident opinions about public safety with The National Law Enforcement Survey (The NLES). The NLES helps strengthen community relationships and supports community-centered policing.
The National Employee Survey - Law Enforcement (The NES-LE)
Law Enforcement and Local Government leaders can gather insights into officer working conditions, employee climate and job satisfaction with The National Employee Survey - Law Enforcement (The NES-LE). The NES-LE helps identify organizational strengths and challenges, and understand training needs.
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