Canadian Journal of Police and Security Services

Articles from Vol. 2, No. 3, September

Behavioural Science Research in the Canadian Military
When Jeff Pfeifer, Editor of the Canadian Journal of Police and Security Services (CJPSS), asked me to guest edit this special issue on behavioural science research in the military, I enthusiastically agreed. First, as a member of the editorial board...
Creating Computers That Lie like Humans: Virtual-Reality Interrogation Training
Article Reviewed: McKenzie, F., Scerbo, M., Catanzaro, J., & Phillips, M. (2003). Nonverbal indicators of malicious intent: Affective components for interrogative virtual reality training. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 59(1-2),...
Dimensions of Moral Intensity and Ethical Decision-Making: An Empirical Study of Department of National Defence. (DND) Employees and Canadian Forces (CF) Members
This study examined the influence of five dimensions of moral intensity (Jones, 1991) on three stages of the ethical decision-making process (Rest, 1986). The five dimensions of moral intensity were: magnitude of consequences, temporal immediacy, social...
Examining the Relationship between Military Leadership Characteristics and Gender Role Stereotypes
Article Reviewed: Boyce, L., A., & Herd, A., M. (2003). The relationship between gender role stereotypes and requisite military leadership characteristics. Sex Roles, 49(7/8). Phenomena such as globalization, the rapid development of technology,...
Measuring Professional Attitudes in Canada's Army
Using a paper-and-pencil survey format, measures of professional attitudes were obtained from 2,470 members of the land component (i.e., army) of the Canadian Forces. Six dimensions of military professionalism were examined in the study--three derived...
Perceived Social and Cultural Gaps: Views of Senior Canadian Forces Officers
This article explores the perceptions of differences and similarities between the military and civilian cultures, based on an analysis of survey responses from a purposive sample of 168 senior Canadian Forces (CF) officers. The study is set within...
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Minority Status as a Risk Factor
Article Reviewed: Friedman, M.J., Schnurr, P.P., Sengupta, A., Holmes, T., & Ashcraft, M. (2004). The Hawaii Vietnam veterans project: Is minority status a risk factor for posttraumatic stress disorder? The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease,...
Research and Organizational Change: Women in the Canadian Forces
In recent decades, social science research has provided valuable input to Canadian Forces (CF) decisions to expand the roles of women in the military as well as the processes developed to support the increasing participation of women. In addition,...
The Development of Trauma-Related Symptoms in Veterans of Operation Desert Storm
Articles Reviewed: Southwick, S. M., Morgan, A., Nagy, L. M., Bremner, D., Nicolaou, A. L., Johnson, D. R., Rosenheck, R., Charney, D. S. (1993). Trauma-related symptoms in veterans of operation desert storm: a preliminary report. The American Journal...
Transformational Leadership, Ethical Behaviour, and Leadership Effectiveness in Military Officer Candidates
This study examined the association between peers' perceptions of transformational leadership and ethical behaviour, as well as leadership effectiveness. Seventy-five military officer candidates were rated by 168 peers on four transformational leadership...