Study Guide for the Florida Corrections Officer Certification Examination

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- Hundreds of practice questions modeled after those on the actual exams
- Concise tips on exam registration, testing procedure, and reading exam results
- Test-taking hints and strategies
- Detailed information on seeking employment after passing the exam
- A must-have for anyone thinking about taking these exams

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Overview

- Hundreds of practice questions modeled after those on the actual exams
- Concise tips on exam registration, testing procedure, and reading exam results
- Test-taking hints and strategies
- Detailed information on seeking employment after passing the exam
- A must-have for anyone thinking about taking these exams

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781561642793
  • Publisher: Pineapple Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/1/2003
  • Edition description: 2003
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 140
  • Product dimensions: 6.48 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Florida Corrections Officer Certification Examination 5
Introduction 5
Background 5
Examination Eligibility 6
The Exam Application 6
Exam Contents 7
The Day of the Exam 8
Test Taking Tips 8
Examination Results 9
Chapter 2 Legal Aspects of Corrections 10
Chapter Overview 10
Questions 12
Chapter 2 Answer Key 48
Chapter 3 Interpersonal Skills I 50
Chapter Overview 50
Questions 51
Chapter 3 Answer Key 65
Chapter 4 Correctional Operations 66
Chapter Overview 66
Questions 67
Chapter 4 Answer Key 90
Chapter 5 Communications and Interpersonal Skills II 91
Chapter Overview 91
Questions 92
Chapter 5 Answer Key 104
Chapter 6 Defensive Tactics, Weapons, First Responder, and Emergency Preparedness 105
Chapter Overview 105
Questions 106
Chapter 6 Answer Key 120
Chapter 7 Launching the Job Search 121
Introduction 121
Who's Hiring? 121
The Written Application 123
The Written Examination 124
The Background Investigation 124
The Medical Check 125
Polygraph Testing 125
The Psychological Interview 125
The Oral Interview 126
Evaluating the Offer 127
Appendix A Listing of Local Florida County Sheriff's Offices 129
Appendix B Listing of Florida State Correctional Facilities 133
Central Offices 133
Major Institutions 133
Work Camps, Forestry Camps, and Road Prisons 136
Work Release Centers 139
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