Baker & Taylor Helps applicants prepare for police entrance exams by providing sample tests, explanations of correct answers, and tips on test taking.
Barron's Educational Publishing This updated manual presents information, practice tests, and strategies for the different question types used by police departments throughout the country. It includes--
Four full-length practice exams with all questions answered and explained
Two official exams given by a large metropolitan police department
Strategies for taking computer-based multiple-choice tests, as well as for the traditional paper/pencil multiple-choice exam
New reading comprehension question type with word selection questions, plus strategies for answering these questions
New, up-to-date sample forms and new illustrations
An additional diagnostic exam presents questions like those that have appeared on recent entry-level exams used by police departments across the country. Also included are test-taking tips for all question types, suggested rules for effective study, and a detailed description of a police officer's duties. Updated chapters take into account the recent trend by police departments to rely on oral interviews and computerized testing when selecting police officers.