Understanding the Police Psychological Police candidates who progress through the very challenging hiring process ultimately are subjected to a clinical psychological assessment by a psychologist or psychiatrist. While I do not personally "prepare" candidates for the clinical psychological assessment, I have produced a FREE informational page and comprehensive video which are publicly available at: https://www.ccstest.com/preparing-for-the-police-psychological-understanding-the-process/ Candidates have found the information to be extremely helpful in reducing their anxiety and concerns regarding the psychological evaluation. If you or someone you know may be subjected to a psychological evaluation as a final stage of a hiring process, please share the above link. Chief David A. Paprota, Ed.D. (Ret.) www.ccstest.com
Announcement (7/1/2019): The New Jersey Civil Service Commission (NJCSC) has posted the formal Announcement and opened the online application portal for the 2019 NJ LEE. Get Ready to Prepare for Excellence The CCS Test Prep® seminars are all scheduled and posted for registration at: NJ LEE PREP SCHEDULE (Click Here). THE APPLICATION FOR THE NJ LEE You can access the formal civil service Announcement and online Application at: NJCSC NJ LEE (Click Here) When you apply, you will have the ability to select the title areas for which you want to apply and be eligible based on your residency and ultimately your score. It is most recommended to give yourself as many options as possible, as each of the titles is very competitive and the list is good for 3 years. NOTE: Those candidates who tested for the NJDOC on April 17, 2019, MUST sit for the exam again, as the scores will NOT carry over. [...]
Ocean County Police Academy “Alternate Route Program” Exam and the Special Police Officer Exam – July 2, 2019
Announcement (7/2/2019): The Ocean County Association of Chiefs of Police and the Ocean County Police Academy have opened the application period for the upcoming Alternate Route Program examination. The exam is specifically for candidates who wish to compete for a slot in the police academy through the "Alternate Route Program" as well as those candidates who would like to be eligible for Special Law Enforcement Officer (SLEO) positions in 22 participating agencies. This is a great opportunity for those who are working toward a career in law enforcement. The process is extremely competitive and begins with the administration of a competitive written exam followed by a physical agility assessment and ultimately an oral interview. The next Ocean County Police Academy class is scheduled to begin in October of 2019. Candidates wishing to properly prepare for the competitive process should contact CCS Test Prep® by CLICKING: CCS Test Prep® ALTERNATE ROUTE PROGRAM (ARP) [...]
The New Jersey Parole Officer Recruit position is one of the most competitive and sought after positions in the State of New Jersey. Very highly qualified and motivated applicants commonly seek the position. The current New Jersey Civil Service Commission announcement and application period is set to close on Friday, June 21, 2019. I strongly recommend that law enforcement candidates who intend to Apply for the 2019 LEE on July 1, 2019, also apply NOW for the 2019 Parole Officer Recruit exam if you can meet the Bachelor's Degree requirement at the time of hire. The cost of the application is $35 and there is no obligation to accept the position is offered. It is anticipated that the exam for Parole Officer Recruit will be administered with the 2019 LEE as one in the same. The LEE will be administered in September, October, and November of 2019. Candidates will actually be [...]
I was contacted by an official from the Gwinnett County Police Department in Georgia and asked to spread the word regarding their hiring needs and their desire to hire candidates from the Northeast. They are looking for candidates to train and provide a career with a fast growing department that is situated in the Northeast quadrant of the Atlanta Metropolitan Area. The department has 800+ and is growing. The Atlanta area is one of the fastest growing and financially thriving areas in the country. The are holding a special "Hiring" event on June 8-9, 2019 at the Bentley University Adamian Academic Center at 175 Forest Street in Waltham, Massachusetts 02452. The event will include a 6 hour process of a physical exam, interview(s), etc., and requires registration at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ ... nitiesJobs This is a legitimate opportunity in which they will be hiring new officers to fill the needs of their department. Chief David [...]
Manchester Township PD (Ocean County – NJ) – Entry-Level Police Officer Application Period OPEN until June 3, 2019
The Manchester Twp Police Department (NJ) is currently accepting applications for entry-level Police Officer and Class II Special Officer positions. The department has significant hiring needs and is looking for top level candidates for full-time positions. The Manchester Township Police Department is known for a very high level of organizational pride, professionalism, and a very competitive hiring process. Only the first 300 applications will be accepted for the June 8th physical exam. The application deadline is June 3, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. All applications must be submitted in person along with all of the required supporting documentation as specified in the official announcement. The written examination will be administered on Tuesday evening, June 11th, 2019, and will only be open to those who pass the physical exam which is scheduled for Saturday, June 8th, 2019. Anyone interested in preparing for the written examination with CCS Test Prep® must commit to their [...]
The Suffolk County (NY) Police Exam Application Period Extended to April 17, 2019 The Suffolk County Civil Service Commission has extended the application period for candidates to complete the online process of applying to sit for the 2019 Suffolk County Police Exam. The Suffolk County Civil Service application period now closes on April 17, 2019 and the actual Police Officer Exam is scheduled to be administered on Saturday, June 15, 2019. Early registration is now available for the CCS Test Prep® Program for the 2019 Suffolk County Police Officer Exam. Seminars have been scheduled in both a Suffolk County as well as a Nassau County location. Seating is limited and the seminars will sell out, so candidates are being provided the opportunity to register early and reserve a seat (see below). CCS Test Prep® offers the best exam prep for the 2019 Suffolk County Police Exam. Providing the most focused and effective test [...]
Update (3/13/2019): The Recruitment personnel of the New Jersey State Police have announced that the formal online application period for the next competitive testing and selection process for NJSP Trooper candidates has been set. The application period is set to open on Monday, April 29, 2019 and close on Sunday, May 12, 2019. The process begins with the submission of the online application during the open period. Once the applications are reviewed, eligible candidates will be invited to a physical assessment (push-ups, sit-ups, and 1.5 mile run). Those who pass the physical assessment then are invited (at a later date) to sit for a full day of written testing. Information on the written exam preparation services available at CCS Test Prep® can be found at: https://www.ccstest.com/NJSP/.
Testing Announcement (March 4, 2019) - The officials of the NJIT Police Department in Newark, NJ have announced the entry-level written exam for the position of Institutional Police Officer. This position does not fall under the age restriction of municipal police officer positions, so candidates 35 and older are eligible to compete and be hired. The application period is currently open via the NJIT website. The exam date is yet to be announced. Early registration for exam preparation is available at: CLICK HERE for More Information.
The Cape May County Police Academy is currently accepting applications for the 2019 Alternate Route Basic Course for Police Officer. Candidates interested in the best and most effective exam preparation should contact CCS Test Prep® through the following link: CCS Test Prep - Cape May County Alt Route Exam Prep. Registration is currently open and will close on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. The process begins with the pass/fail standard physical assessment as detailed below. Those who pass the physical assessment will move on to the written exam (date to be determined). Only those who PASS by meeting the minimum standards in each category on the physical assessment will be permitted to sit for the written exam. The Cape May County Alternate Route Program is one of the most sought after, as it is a residential academy; therefore, housing is not an issue for candidates who live elsewhere [...]