Police Officer (Civil Service Test Tutor) (16 Revised)

Police Officer (Civil Service Test Tutor) (16 Revised)

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Extensively revised to include information on the optional video-based exam format, this guide coincides with the American public's growing concern for and interest in security issues and law enforcement. As departments all across the U.S. prepare for new recruits, candidates need this comprehensive resource to help them prepare for their qualifying exam. All test subjects are covered in detail, in a straightforward, easy-to-follow style. In addition, readers will find helpful information on career planning, physical training, and salaries. Features: -- 4 full-length sample tests -- Tips on taking the optional video-based examinations -- Practice questions and exercises in all exam subjects -- New information on preparing for end tackling oral board interviews -- Introduction to the new National Criminal Justice Officer Physical Ability Test (NCJOPAT) -- Up-to-date information on career paths and starting salaries

Table of Contents

What This Book Will Do for You                     vii
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION
A Career as a Police Officer 3 (20)
Why Do People Become Police Officers? 3 (1)
Traits of a Police Officer 4 (1)
Duties of a Police Officer 5 (9)
General Working Conditions 14 (1)
Employment Outlook 15 (1)
Training and Promotion Opportunities 16 (1)
Current Earnings 16 (1)
A Career as a Police Detective 17 (6)
Police Recruit Qualifications 23 (8)
General Requirements 23 (1)
Cadets and Interns 23 (1)
Probationary Period 24 (1)
Work Assignments 24 (1)
Promotion Eligibility 25 (1)
A Typical Notice of Examination 26 (5)
Municipal Police Forces 31 (8)
Organization of Municipal Police 31 (1)
Departments
Line Functions 31 (2)
Staff Functions 33 (2)
Auxiliary Staff Services 35 (4)
The Police Officer Screening Process 39 (50)
The Written Examination 39 (3)
Oral Board Interviews 42 (3)
Video-Based Examinations 45 (4)
The Medical Examination 49 (8)
Physical Performance Tests 57 (24)
The Background Check 81 (1)
The Psychological Evaluation 82 (7)
PART TWO: REVIEW
Police Judgment Quizzer 89 (66)
About the Police Judgment Quizzer 89 (1)
Test-Taking Strategies for the Police 89 (4)
Judgment Quizzer
Sample Police Quizzer 93 (41)
Answer Key 134(1)
Answer Explanations 135(20)
Reading-Based Questions 155(22)
Test-Taking Strategies for Reading-Based 155(2)
Questions
Sample Questions 157(20)
Practice with Reading-Based Questions 177(14)
Answer Key 187(1)
Answer Explanations 187(4)
Observation and Memory 191(18)
Police Observation of Persons, Places, 191(2)
and Things
Observation and Memory Exercises 193(10)
Answer Key for Exercise 5 203(1)
Answer Explanations for Exercise 5 203(6)
PART THREE: PRACTICE EXAMINATIONS
Practice Examination 1 209(56)
NYPD Test Preparation Kit 209(1)
Introduction 210(3)
Exercise 1 213(24)
Exercise 2 237(24)
Answer Key 261(4)
Practice Examination 2 265(34)
National Criminal Justice Officer 265(24)
Selection Inventory
Answer Key 289(1)
Explanatory Answers 289(10)
Practice Examination 3 299(56)
Memory Booklet 299(4)
Test Question Booklet 303(39)
Answer Key 342(1)
Explanatory Answers 342(13)
Practice Examination 4 355(40)
Memory Booklet 355(1)
Test Question Booklet 356(27)
Answer Key 383(1)
Explanatory Answers 383(12)
Practice Examination 5 395(36)
Answer Key 418(1)
Explanatory Answers 418(13)
PART FOUR: TRAINING
The Police Academy 431(63)
The Need for Training 431(2)
Pre-Academy Preparations 433(2)
Dealing with the ``Boot Camp'' Environment 435(1)
Classroom Conduct 436(1)
Lectures and Exams 437(2)
Academy Subjects 439(3)
Physical Training 442(4)
Arrest and Control Classes 446(1)
Dress Codes 447(1)
Role Plays 448(1)
Weapons Training 449(1)
Emergency Vehicle Driving 449(1)
Field Trips 450(1)
Graduation 451(1)
Field Officer Training 451(6)
APPENDIX
Physical Fitness Course 457(37)
Defining Fitness 457(3)
The Program for Women 460(16)
The Program for Men 476(15)
Isometrics 491(2)
Water Activities 493(1)
Weight Training 494(1)
Sports 494