Pre-Employment Psychological Evaluation of Police, Corrections, Fire, EMS, Security, Pilots and other High Risk and Safety Sensitive Positions. This is a specialized examination of an applicant’s psychological suitability for a public safety position. These positions include but are not limited to, positions were incumbents have arrest authority or the legal authority to detain and confine individuals. Learn more. 

Fitness for Duty Evaluation (FFDE) is a formal, specialized examination of an incumbent employee that results from (1) objective evidence that the employee may be unable to safely or effectively perform a defined job and (2) a reasonable basis for believing that the cause may be attributable to a psychological condition or impairment. Learn more.

Promotional Evaluations (and rankings if desired) of serving personnel including all superior ranks. This process involves a modified assessment center approach including video-taped exercises, extensive testing and focused, structured interviews which address the issues most relevant to the role the candidate is seeking.

Critical Incident Debriefings of serving public safety personnel. For more information, please click here.

Independent evaluations for Federal law enforcement applicants that require psychological clearance.

Fitness for Duty Evaluations for the private sector, especially involving persons in sensitive positions or responsible for the safety of others.

Licensing of the IFP system to public safety agencies having their own in-house psychological staff. This normally includes the provision of training and ongoing consultation to client agencies to assure the most effective use of the overall system. Beyond certain standard tests, proprietary instruments, specialized interviewing formats, job-related judgment exercises and other assessment tools are provided. For further information please contact us. 

The Candidate and Officer Personnel Survey (‘COPS’ Test) is a proprietary, research-based instrument with demonstrated predictive validity for field performance in police and other public safety personnel. The COPS test is now available on-line for use by qualified professionals and agencies. For more information, please contact our office.

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