POLICE BRIEFING EXERCISE
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To become a police constable in England and Wales you must pass a series of assessments and exercises. Throughout the selection process you will assessed against the competencies and values of policing.
The briefing exercise is the final component of the police online assessment process, and is arguably the most challenging assessment. Therefore, it is vital that you are familiar with this exercise if you have serious plans of becoming a police officer and passing the online assessment centre.
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The College of Policing introduced the online assessment process in May 2020, for which is used by all constabularies in the UK and Wales for police constable applicants.
The police online assessment process includes four exercises which you MUST pass in order to become a police officer. These are as follows:
These exercises are designed to assess candidates against the competencies and values of policing. You will need to demonstrate specific competencies and values throughout each exercises to progress your application.
The briefing exercise is the final part of the police online assessment process. You are permitted 46 minutes (in total) to complete this test. Of this, 10 minutes is allocated to reading the exercise and supplementary questions, and the remaining 36 minutes is allocated to answering all of the questions related to the scenario.
This exercise is split into three parts, with each part containing additional information and supplementary questions you must answer. Remember, you will have to answer each of the questions as if you are a serving police constable.
Read the below brief that you have received from your Sergeant:
Yesterday we received the 8th call this week from a shop owner in Ficshire Town Square. Ms Booth was approached by a large group of teenagers – who have begun loitering in the square – as she left her boutique on a Tuesday afternoon to get some lunch. The group surrounded Ms Booth and demanded she buy them alcohol from the nearby convenience store or they would throw a brick through her shop window.
In your responses for questions 1-5 points you could have covered:
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