Barron's Police Officer Exam, 10th Edition

Barron's Police Officer Exam, 10th Edition

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Overview

Rated "Best of the Best" in Police Exam Prep Books by BestReviews, September 2018

This updated manual presents information, practice tests, and strategies for the different question types used by police departments throughout the country. It includes:

  • Four full-length practice exams with all questions answered and explained
  • Two official exams given by a large metropolitan police department
  • Streamlining of chapters to more closely reflect the latest question types currently in use
  • General strategies for dealing with multiple-choice questions and specific strategies for taking computer-based multiple-choice tests, as well as for taking the traditional paper/pencil multiple-choice exam
  • All important time management strategies
  • New reading comprehension question types, plus strategies for answering these questions

An additional diagnostic exam presents questions like those that have appeared on recent entry-level exams used by police departments across the country. Also included are test-taking tips for all question types, suggested rules for effective study, and a detailed description of a police officer’s duties. Updated chapters take into account the recent trend by police departments to rely on oral interviews and computerized testing when selecting police officers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438009148
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series
Publication date: 04/01/2017
Edition description: Tenth Edition
Pages: 632
Sales rank: 81,265
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.40(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents


Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
About the Police Officer Examination
How to Maximize Your Test Score
Diagnose Your Problem
A Diagnostic Test
Correct Your Weaknesses
Understanding What You Read
Recalling What You Read
Recalling What You See
Handling Police Department Forms
Understanding and Applying Police Directives, Procedures, and Regulations
Understanding Legal Definitions
Troublesome Question Types
The Oral Interview
Report Writing
Test Yourself
Practice Examination One
Practice Examination Two
Practice Examination Three
A Final Word
A Strategy for Final Preparation
The Countdown

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