Internal Consistency and Concurrent Validity for the Critical Hire-Personality Assessment: A Replication Study with Correctional Officers

Tony Tatman


The Critical Hire – Personality Assessment (CH-PA) is a pre-employment personality assessment developed for law enforcement and correctional officer applicants. This study replicated findings provided by Tatman (2019) regarding the CH-PA's internal consistency and concurrent validity when compared to the NEO Personality Inventory-Revised. Results obtained in this study are consistent with findings obtained by Tatman (2019) and provide supporting evidence for the reliability and concurrent validity for the CH-PA when used with a sample of correctional officer applicants.

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