Police Officer Written Exam Information

Police Officer Written Exam
Read through the following information about the P-S1V Officer Test. This test is essentially reading comprehension and common sense.

Reading Portion
There is a reading portion in which you are given 25 minutes to read a study guide. The study guide contains information on five different police-related topics. You are allowed and encouraged to take notes for use during the written portion of the test.

Written Portion
After the reading portion you will turn in your study guide and begin the written portion. This consists of 100 multiple choice questions to be answered in 1 hour and 45 minutes, or 105 minutes. The sections of the test are as follows:

Question Number Subject Section
1-25 Ability to Learn & Apply Police Information Study Guide
26-37 Ability to Observe & Remember Details Study Guide
38-57 Ability to Use Judgment Common Sense
58-77 Ability to Follow Directions Common Sense
78-100 Verbal Ability Vocabulary & Reading Comprehension

Advice: The test is looking for the answers provided in the study guide, not what you already know about police work.