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24 Interview Questions & Answers

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How strong are your documentation skills?
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How do you handle stressful situations?
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Why did you choose to pursue a career as a Detective?
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Are you able to communicate with people from all walks of life?
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Tell me about your physical capabilities. Do you have any injuries or issues that would hinder you on the job?
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How many years did you serve as a Police Officer before being promoted to Detective?
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Have you ever had to fire your weapon?
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While attending post-secondary studies what was your best course? Which course did you struggle with the most?
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Tell me about a time that you were ordered to work around the clock. Were you able to maintain your speed and wit throughout the entire shift?
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How flexible is your schedule? Are you able to work overtime, weekends and holidays as needed?
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What is your interview style as a Detective?
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What additional training would you take if you could?
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How strong are your interview skills?
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Do you have a good memory and the ability to recall small details?
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Tell me about a time when you needed to take on a leadership role. Did you enjoy being a leader?
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Have you ever had to be on stress leave or take a leave of absence since beginning your career as a Police Officer / Detective?
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How do you withstand the ethical dilemmas associated with this unique type of work?
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Are you able to work with minimal supervision?
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Are you a trustworthy person?
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Do you strive for excellence in everything that you do?
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How perceptive are you?
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How are your communication skills with your superiors?
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Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
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What are your career goals as a Detective?
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