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Do you strive for excellence in everything that you do?

Answer examples and advice for how to answer this interview question for a Detective interview

Advice
Striving for excellence should be a very important part of being a Police Officer/Detective. Talk to the interviewer about the steps that you take to ensure excellence in everything that you do.

Basic answer example
"I absolutely strive for excellence in everything that I do. As a Detective, there is a great amount of pressure, both professionally and personally, to always do my best. I take my duty seriously and continually strive to better myself through additional training and accepting feedback from my peers and Captain."

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Do you strive for excellence in everything that you do?
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I strive for excellence in everything I do and have a passion for doing things right and in a timely manor.
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I strive to always perform to the best of my ability. I am constantly seeking out knowledge and experience to help me achieve higher levels of success.
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I went back to school full time, while working full time, to better myself and make myself a better cop. I did this to be the very best cop I can be. I have taken what I learned in school and applied it to my work. My report writing technique as an example, is something I learned from school.
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I strive for excellence, sure. But I'm also realistic in that I know not everything has the perfect outcome. It is those incidents that I then strive to learn from, how to do things differently and how to better solve the issues.
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I do. I feel that everything I do, every case I investigate, every contact I make, every case I present to the DA or a jury is a reflection of me and my department.
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Of course, I always try to make everything I do as great as possible.
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Yes, I have the desire to my best at everything I do.
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I do my job to the best of my ability. I'm very meticulous and detail oriented.
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Yes, I sometimes expect everything I do to be perfect.
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Absoulutly I believe we all do in this career. I think you have to demand the best from yourself in order to maintain the image of our deartment.
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I strive to finish what I started, follow through to the end. I have been in the military for years and have hat never quit attitude.
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I settle for nothing less; any job that I do I want to excel in and do the best job possible.
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Yes, or at least accomplish something that meets the requirments and my satisfaction to fullest.

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