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Pass the Police Academy Test

When it comes to passing the police exam, for some, this is a loing time coming and is something taken very seriously by some applicants. There’s nothing worse than having a goal, dream, or purpose only to be denied advancement because of a failure to pass the required exams. The crazy thing is that most of the time, people who fail the exam are simply unprepared, rather than unqualified. If you think about it, to achieve anything of personal value, it requires sacrifice (ie spending time studying […]

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Police Officer Requirements

Have you felt the call to duty, to aid in protecting your home and the citizens around you, while maintaining peaceful relations everywhere? If you have, perhaps you should consider joining your local police force. Before joining, there is information you need to read and become familiar with, involving the requirements, rules, and regulations. Although every state varies in their requirements, as do each city and county as well, there are many requirements that are similar from force to force. The first requirement listed concerns the age […]

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Be in Shape for the Police Physical Exam

Most of the time, people attempting to become police officers focus on the written and oral exam portion of the tests. However, there is a physical exam you must pass as well. If you need to get into shape to pass this part of your exam, it’s a good idea to figure out exactly what types of tests you’ll be expected to pass. It’s not a bad idea to be in shape overall. Focusing on cardio (running/constant exercise) as well as core strength such as push ups, […]

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General Job Description for a Police Officer

For those of you who are considering a career in law enforcement, it will benefit you to be clear on the job requirements and the official job description if you are applying for a job as a police officer. The average person has no idea what entails being a police officer and very few people understand what is expected of them. This article is written with those of you in mind that is considering a position on your local police force. Keep in mind, this is merely […]

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Looking to Pass the Police Examination

When it comes to attempting to pass the police exam, before you even set foot in the location to take the exam, you need to be mentally prepared to pass. If you show up unprepared, you’re only making it significantly more difficult for you and you have to question if you really want it then. However, if you show up prepared, then you can walk in with confidence that you have prepared yourself and are determined to pass (whether it be the first time or not). There […]

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Tactical Flashlights and Other Important Equipment on a Police Duty Belt

The police duty belt contains the equipment that a police or security officer must carry with them at all times. These items vary by municipality, but generally include handcuffs, a police flashlight, radio, a baton, a handgun and ammunition and pepper spray, mace or other chemical spray. Each of the items carried on the police officer’s duty belt is a high performance, heavy duty piece of potentially lifesaving equipment. DEMANDING JOB, HIGH PERFORMANCE EQUIPMENT The police officer is in a high stress job that can become dangerous […]

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Tips on Passing the Police Written Test

When it comes to trying to pass the police written exam, you will only do yourself a favor if you come prepared. There are many different aspects to passing the overall police test and the written exam is an important part of the process. The oral exam is also very important and the 2 combined will help determine if you become a police officer or are sent packing and being denied access to becoming a police officer. While it’s very possible to pass the written exam, it’s […]

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How to Pass the Police Exam

This article is going to attempt to provide the answers to passing the police exam. There are a lot of people that struggle with passing this exam and ironically, it’s not as hard as it seems. First, it’s important to consider the role of the police officer. Basically, a police officer must be good with the “books” meaning they should be able to record how events took place by writing this information down in a coherent and understandable way. Also, cops must be good with communication when […]

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