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Police Officer Exam For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-88724-0
Paperback
384 pages
February 2011
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Introduction.

Part I: The Road to Landing a Job as a Police Officer.

Chapter 1: Signing Up, Getting Screened, and Other Prep Work.

Chapter 2: Preparing Yourself for the Police Officer Tests.

Part II: Breaking Down the National Police Officer Selection Test (POST) and the NYC Test.

Chapter 3: Solving Basic Math Questions on the POST.

Chapter 4: Reading Between the Lines: Reading Comprehension.

Chapter 5: Expressing Yourself with Proper Grammar, Punctuation, and Spelling.

Chapter 6: Stretching Your Memory and Visualization Skills.

Chapter 7: Reading and Writing Incident Reports.

Chapter 8: Acing the Law Enforcement Essay Exam.

Chapter 9: Completing the Personal History Statement.

Part III: After the Written Test: Meeting Other Requirements.

Chapter 10: Putting Your Physical Ability to the Test.

Chapter 11: Presenting Yourself Well in the Oral Board Interview.

Chapter 12: Preparing for Medical and Psychological Evaluations.

Part IV: Practice Police Officer Exams.

Chapter 13: Practice Test 1: The National Police Officer Selection Test (POST).

Chapter 14: Answers and Explanations for Practice Test 1.

Chapter 15: Practice Test 2: The National Police Officer Selection Test (POST).

Chapter 16: Answers and Explanations for Practice Test 2.

Chapter 17: Practice Test 3: The National Police Officer Selection Test (POST).

Chapter 18: Answers and Explanations for Practice Test 3.

Chapter 19: Practice Test 4: The New York City Police Department Police Officer Candidate Test.

Chapter 20: Answers and Explanations for Practice Test 4.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 21: Ten Tips to Help You Succeed on the Exam.

Chapter 22: Ten Things to Expect at the Police Academy.

Part VI: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Law Enforcement Terminology and Resources.

Appendix B: Climbing the Law Enforcement Ladder.

Index.

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