Something for the weekend…
A police officer, who is part of the force in Warwickshire, has taken a light-hearted, tongue-in-cheek approach to his self-assessment appraisal, noting his openness to change and strong ability to work with others as some of his attributes.
Other notable aspects of the appraisal include:
- Serving the public: “I am really good at this skill. The other day in the chip shop some guy asked me to pass the vinegar, which I did without hesitation or regard for my own safety. That’s like serving init.”
- Service delivery: “Some guy had his car and stuff nicked and was all like: ‘can you help me?’ I said: ‘sure no worries dude’. Then I got all his stuff back from the baddies by doing really good police stuff and shouting: ‘You’re nicked’. PC Smith cried at my excellence.”
- Working with others: “When I come to work there are lots of other people in the police station where I work. Does that count?”
- Openness to change: “Over the 19 years I have served as a policeman my police costume has changed many times and I have not grumbled once even though I miss my old jumper. PC Smith constantly moans about how tight his trousers are.”
- Professionalism: “I am so very professional and I have been able to evidence my flexibility. After four months of dedicated training I am pleased to report I can touch my toes without bending my knees. PC Smith can’t.”
- Decision-making: “There was a really important decision that needed making and I was like: ‘Let’s do that then’. As a result of my action loads of people were saved and a helicopter didn’t crash.”
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The spoof appraisal has gone viral after the unnamed police officer posted it on Twitter.