Bergen County “Alternate Route Program” Exam Announced: The staff at the Bergen County Police Academy announced the application period for candidates wishing to compete for a slot in the police academy through the “Alternate Route Program.” This is a tremendous opportunity for those who desire a career in law enforcement. The process is EXTREMELY competitive and begins with the administration of a very competitive written exam (scored) on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, followed by a physical agility assessment (pass/fail) on Thursday, March 22, 2018, and an oral panel interview (scored) in late March/Early April.
To enter the Bergen County competitive process, interested candidates MUST attend a MANDATORY open-attendance meeting on either Wednesday, February 21, 2018 or Saturday, February 24, 2018 to obtain a formal application. The academy is then ONLY ACCEPTING the first 240 applications completed and returned starting Monday, February 26th, 2018 (no sooner).
Aside from the steps for registering for the process with the police academy, serious candidates wishing to properly prepare for the competitive process should REGISTER for the CCS Test Prep® program by CLICKING HERE: CCS Test Prep®
Interested candidates MUST READ THE COMPLETE ANNOUNCEMENT document released by the Bergen County Police Academy Staff to gain an understanding of the full requirements for participation in the competitive process
As a reminder, Dr. David A. Paprota, Ed.D. (Chief of Police, Ret.) of CCS Test Prep® is conducting a FREE 3-hour seminar at the Bergen County Police Academy on Saturday, February 3, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 Noon. The seminar is to educate candidates regarding the various tests and hiring processes being used around NJ for entry-level law enforcement. Each attendee will receive a FREE booklet of practice questions and information.