NHA Police Officer Interview Preparation Guide
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NHA Police Officer Frequently Asked Questions by expert members with experience in Highway Police Officer. These questions and answers will help you strengthen your technical skills, prepare for the new job test and quickly revise the concepts

59 Highway Police Officer Questions and Answers:

1 :: Explain how would you define self-confidence?

An attitude, which allows individuals to have positive yet realistic views of themselves and their situations. A candidate who trusts her own abilities, has a general sense of control in her life, and believes that, within reason, she will be able to do what she wishes, plans, and expects.

2 :: Why do you want to work as Highway Police Officer?

I have always appreciated and admired those who put their lives on the line to protect our comminutues. My interest really piqued in law enforcement however, after I witnessed a domestic dispute and watched the responding officers diffuse the situation. I heard the calling as I saw the officers control the situation and remove one of the parties from harm's way. It was then I knew that this is what I was meant to do.

3 :: What's your greatest weakness as Highway Police Officer?

I've never been very comfortable with public speaking - which as you know, can be a hindrance in this field. Realizing this was a problem, I asked my previous department if I could enroll in a speech workshop. I took the class, and was able to overcome my lifelong fear. Since then, I've given several safety presentations to school children across the county. I still don't love it, but no one else can tell!

4 :: What is your greatest failure, and what did you learn from it as Highway Police Officer?

When I was in college, I took an art class to supplement my curriculum. I didn't take it very seriously, and assumed that, compared to my Engineering classes, it would be a walk in the park. My failing grades at midterm showed me otherwise. I'd even jeopardized my scholarship status. I knew I had to get my act together. I spent the rest of the semester making up for it, ended up getting a decent grade in the class. I learned that no matter what I'm doing, I should strive to do it to the best of my ability. Otherwise, it's not worth doing at all.

5 :: Explain how would your friends describe you?

My friends would probably say that I'm extremely persistent - I've never been afraid to keep going back until I get what I want. In college I worked as a program developer, recruiting keynote speakers for major conferences. I usually got one rejection after another - this was just the nature of the job. But I really wanted the big players - so I wouldn't take no for an answer. I kept going back to them every time there was a new company on board, or some new value proposition. Eventually, many of them actually said "yes" - the program turned out to be so great that we doubled our attendees from the year before. A lot of people might have given up after the first rejection, but it's just not in my nature. If I know something is possible, I have to keep trying until I get it.

6 :: Tell me do you have any police record?

A police record means you have made a crime or violation action before. So, does it affect on your chance of becoming a Police or the success of your interview? Yes, it does! So how do you fix it? how do you handle the question?
If you do not have any police record, the problem will become nothing; instead, it will only do good for you. But on the contrary, if you have one, don't try to hide it from the interviewer. Be straight about your mistake in the past and show that you are now aware of your action and have done many thing to improve yourself. Don't be too much worried about the fact that you have made a violation of law in the past; instead, emphasizing on your effort of improving to correct such an act.

7 :: Please tell us do you have any blind spots?

Trick question. If you know about blind spots, they are no longer blind spots. Do not reveal any personal areas of concern here. Let them do their own discovery on your bad points. Do not hand it to them.

8 :: What do you consider to be your greatest achievements to date? Why?

I feel my knowledge base is my greatest achievements to date, because of this knowlwdge base I become a successful person.

9 :: What things frustrate you the most? How do you usually cope with them?

The most frustrating thing for me is being workless. I can't sit idle without doing any work. I usually cope it up by helping other in their work and learning new technology.

10 :: Tell us about your professional life?

I'm a very energetic and well-rounded person who can follow instructions well. I am a good communicator and quite a team player. At the last department I was with I initiated advanced medic classes for the officers who were interested in learning new first-aid techniques. It had such a positive impact that they are offering the same course again this year.