Not every kind of personality fits well with being a police officer. That's no surprise, as police work in any capacity is one of the most challenging jobs that there is. It takes someone with a combination of numerous different personality traits. First, you need to be the type that wants to stay in shape. You also need to be good at problem-solving, and you have to be able to do that as part of a team.
A good police officer can also get along with all sorts of different types of people, has a lot of patience and strong leadership skills. And of course, it doesn't hurt if you have a sense of adventure and don't mind a little shot of adrenaline every now and then.
What about you? Do you think you'd make a good police officer? You might be surprised, but some of the people that think they would be awesome at police work don't make the best officers and others who never even considered it are made for the job. Take this quiz, and we'll tell you if you would be a good police officer. And no, this doesn't mean you can start arresting people that bother you if you do well.