Passaic County “Alternate Route Program” Exam Announced: The Director of the Passaic 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 (scored) exam. The announcement indicates that applications for the Alternate Route Program (ARP) will be available on February 2, 2018, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Only 125 applications will be handed out on a first come first serve basis.
Applicants MUST appear in person at the Passaic County Police Academy, 214 Oldham Road, Wayne, NJ. Applications MUST be returned to the Academy no later than 3:00 p.m. on March 2, 2018. The written test date is Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. It is advisable that serious candidates arrive well ahead of 9:00 a.m. on Friday, February 2, 2018, to increase the likelihood of being within the first 125 applicants.
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 OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT document released by the Passaic 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 (Registration Required). The FREE 3-hour 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.