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Overcoming Recruiting Shortages by Applying Industrial and Organizational Psychology Practices

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In this podcast episode, guests Jenn Rineer and Rick Jacobs from the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology share their experiences and expertise with employing industrial and organizational psychology practices to help police departments attract the best and brightest candidates.


This episode of The Beat podcast features Gil Moore’s conversation with Doctors Jenn Rineer and Rick Jacobs, who are industrial psychologists and fellows with the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), on police recruitment, the challenges that departments are having with attracting new recruits, and the innovative ways that law enforcement agencies might respond to those challenges. The podcasters discuss the relationship between industrial psychology and law enforcement and their own professional experiences addressing police recruitment, promotion, and retention issues, as well as how SIOP’s partnership with the COPS Office aims to increase the level of support that both organizations can offer to law enforcement.

Date Published: January 1, 2024