Police Officer Exam (Exam Cram Series)

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The smartest, fastest, most effective preparation for the latest Police Officer exam

  • Thoroughly covers all five areas of the standard Police Officer Exam: Comprehension, Recall, Forms, Legal Definitions, and "What If" Scenarios.
  • Helps candidates quickly assess where they stand, and master what they need to learn
  • Test-taking strategies, time-saving tips, Exam Notes, ...
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Overview

The smartest, fastest, most effective preparation for the latest Police Officer exam

  • Thoroughly covers all five areas of the standard Police Officer Exam: Comprehension, Recall, Forms, Legal Definitions, and "What If" Scenarios.
  • Helps candidates quickly assess where they stand, and master what they need to learn
  • Test-taking strategies, time-saving tips, Exam Notes, chapter-review questions, tear-out Cram Sheet, and sample exams

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of openings for new police officers will rise by 10% between now and 2016. To become a police officer, many candidates must pass a standardized police officer entrance exam. Police Officer Exam Cram, 2/e, is the perfect concise study guide for everyone seeking to pass this exam. Using detailed examples, it systematically covers exam objectives in all five core areas: Comprehension, Recall, Forms, Legal definitions, "What if" scenarios. It also covers crucial issues ranging from physical agility to successful oral interviewing. Police Officer Exam Cram, 2/e, also includes: " Chapters that map directly to the exam objectives " Comprehensive foundational learning on all exam topics " An extensive collection of practice questions (including three full practice exams) " Notes, tips, sidebars, cautions, test-taking strategies, and time-saving tips that make studying more effective " The Cram Sheet tear-out card including exclusive tips, acronyms, and memory joggers - perfect for last-minute study Intended as a standalone study guide, this book can also be used with any other print or electronic learning materials. Either way, it brings together all the knowledge and preparation help that you will need to master the material, gain confidence, and pass your exam with flying colors.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789742247
  • Publisher: Pearson IT Certification
  • Publication date: 10/12/2009
  • Series: Exam Cram Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 346
  • Sales rank: 665,987
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Rizwan Khan, a 20-year veteran police officer with the Indianapolis Police Department, has held multiple positions including uniform patrol, investigations and warrant service. He received a BS in Public Affairs from Indiana University, and is also an Oracle DBA consultant and book co-author. Pamela Rice Hahn worked in law enforcement for 10 years prior to her career as an author of general interest and technical books and articles. She has authored or co-authored over a dozen technical and general non-fiction books, including Alpha Teach Yourself Grammar and Style in 24 Hours.
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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Self-Assessment.

Chapter 1: Police Officer Selection Process.

Part I. WRITTEN EXAM.

Chapter 2: Reading Comprehension.

Chapter 3: Memory Retention.

Chapter 4: Geographical Orientation.

Chapter 5: Forms and Reports.

Chapter 6: Writing Skills.

Part II. ORAL INTERVIEW.

Chapter 7: Oral Interview.

Part III. PHYSICAL AGILITY.

Chapter 8: Physical Agility.

Part IV. MAXIMIZING TEST SCORES.

Chapter 9: Time Management.

Chapter 10: Test Taking Strategies.

Part V. PRACTICE EXAMS.

Chapter 11: Practice Test 1.

Chapter 12: Answer Key to Practice Test 1.

Chapter 13: Practice Test 2.

Chapter 14: Answer Key to Practice Test 2.

Chapter 15: Practice Test 3.

25-Minute Recall Test

Timed Test: 25-Minute Time Limit

Timed Test: 25-Minute Time Limit

Chapter 16: Answer Key to Practice Test 3.

Appendix A: Need to Know More?

Glossary

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