POST Personality-Based Competencies – Assertiveness/Persuasiveness

Dimension 9: Assertiveness/Persuasiveness:

Assertiveness/Persuasiveness involves taking control of a situation in a calm and assertive manner without hesitation, even under dangerous and/or adverse conditions. It includes the ability to:

• Confront individuals when appropriate;
• Act assertively and without hesitation;
• Not be easily intimidated;
• Use force, including deadly force, when necessary;
• Assert ideas and persuade others to adopt the proper course of action;
• Command respect; and
• Project professional pride and demeanor.

For more information regarding POST Personality-Based Competencies, click the link below:
Peace Officer Psychological Screening Manual

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