Police Sergeant, Lieutenant, and Captain Promotion Exams

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2001 Trade paperback 2nd ed. Fair. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 394 p. Arco Master the Police Sergeant, Lieutenant, & Captain Promotion Exams.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780768907063
  • Publisher: Peterson's
  • Publication date: 8/28/2001
  • Edition description: 2ND, REVISED
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 394
  • Product dimensions: 10.78 (w) x 10.88 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

What This Book Will do for You 1
Part 1 So You Want to Work for the Government
Where the Jobs Are: Federal Civilian Employment 7
Where the Jobs Are: State and Local Governments 11
Preparing Yourself for the Civil Service Examination 13
Test-Taking Techniques 22
Part 2 What Kind of Work Will You Be Doing?
To Get Promoted 29
Administration and Supervision 30
The Importance of Patrol 36
Complaints Against Police Personnel 39
Interviewing and Handling Employee Grievances 40
Part 3 Preparing Yourself for the Civil Service Examination
Techniques for Answering Civil Service Questions 45
Techniques for Answering Specific Types of Questions 51
Some Tips About Oral Examinations 55
Reading Interpretation 57
Sentence Coherence 65
Paragraph Rearrangement Technique 69
Questions on Administration and Supervision 77
Questions on Discipline and Training 85
Communication and Giving Orders 95
Questions on Communication and Giving Orders 97
Questions on Evaluations and Ratings 105
Questions on Conferences 111
Questions on Patrol 117
Questions on Complaints Against Police Personnel 123
Questions on Interviewing and Employee Grievances 127
Questions on Tactics 135
The Police and Constitutional Law 139
The First Amendment 139
The Fourth Amendment 141
The Fifth Amendment 150
The Sixth Amendment 152
The Seventh Amendment 153
The Eighth Amendment 153
The Fourteenth Amendment 153
Questions on Constitutional Law 155
Evidence 167
Rules of Evidence 169
Privileged Communications 175
Evidence Questions 179
Criminalistics and Investigation 185
Principles of Firearms Identification 185
Bloodstains 189
Semen 191
Fingerprints 193
Questions on Criminalistics and Investigation 195
The In-Basket Exercise 209
In-Basket Exercise Questions 255
Part 4 Model Examinations
Introduction to the Model Examinations 261
Model Examination 1 Answer Sheet 263
Model Examination 1 265
Model Examination 1 Answers and Explanations 287
Model Examination 2 Answer Sheet 293
Model Examination 2 295
Model Examination 2 Answers and Explanations 320
Model Examination 3 Answer Sheet 325
Model Examination 3 327
Model Examination 3 Answers and Explanations 350
Part 5 Civil Service Career Information Resources
How to Find a Government Job 357
How to Get a Government Job 359
The Interview 361
Appendix How to Increase Your Skills in Mathematics
The Language of Mathematics 367
Solving Actual Chart and Graph Problems 383
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