Test Prep Announcement: Candidates interested in preparing for the very competitive 2017 Morris County “Alternate Route” police academy exam may contact CCS Test Prep through the CCS website at this link: Exam Prep for Morris County Alternate Route or email an inquiry to [email protected] The application period for the competitive “alternate route” process for attending the Morris County Police Academy opened Monday, June 26th, 2017. Applications for the process must be submitted through PoliceApp.com at Morris County Alternate Route Application.
The Morris County Public Safety Training Academy released the following information:
MORRIS COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY TRAINING ACADEMY
Registration will close Friday August 11, 2017 OR when the maximum number of applications have been met.
ALTERNATE ROUTE BASIC COURSE FOR POLICE OFFICERS
The written examination will be held Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 5 PM at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy, 500 W. Hanover Ave., Parsippany, NJ.
STUDY GUIDES AVAILABLE:
Study Guides will be available for pickup at the academy between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. M-F during the dates applications are open (6/26/17 – 8/11/17). Proof of test registration will be required.
What is the Alternate Route Basic Course for Police Officers?
This program was designed to give individuals interested in becoming police officers, the opportunity to attend a police training academy at their own expense, prior to being hired by a police department.
Although successful completion of the program does not assure a participant a position in law enforcement, graduates will have received training from a certified police academy, and are able to pursue employment as a certified police officer.
Basic Police Training is conducted in the Spring and Fall of each year, and is 20 weeks in duration. The Morris County Public Safety Training Academy is not a residency school, thus allowing trainees to attend from 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. each day.
As an Alternate Route Trainee your expenses will include:
Medical and Psychological Examinations
Uniforms and Equipment
for an approximate total cost of $4,500.00.
Candidates applying for the Alternate Route Program MUST meet the following requirements:
Is a citizen of the United States
Is sound in body and of good health sufficient to satisfy the board of trustees of the Police and Firemen’s Retirement system of New Jersey as to his eligibility for membership in the retirement system.
Is able to read, write and speak the English language well and intelligently.
Is of good moral character, and has not been convicted of any criminal offense involving moral turpitude.
Must have minimum of 60 college credits or two (2) years active military service or a combination of the two. (Must provide proof of military service – DD214).
Must be resident of the State of New Jersey.
Individuals must provide two (2) proofs of residency.
The selection process consists of:
Physical Agility Test ( Watch a video on the Physical Agility Test below!)
Comprehensive Background Investigation
Drug Testing Through Urinalysis.
Registrations will began Monday, June 26, 2017 through Friday August 11, 2017.
The above information from the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy is from the PoliceApp.com posting. CCS Test Prep is not involved with the administration of the exam nor is any representative of CCS Test Prep involved with the selection process. CCS Test Prep offers exam preparation services for those interested in achieving a higher score on the competitive written examination.
Dr. David A. Paprota, Ed.D.
Chief of Police (Ret.)