CliffsTestPrep Police Sergeant Examination Preparation Guide

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The CliffsTestPrep series offers full-length practice exams that simulate the real tests; proven test-taking strategies to increase your chances at doing well; and thorough review exercises to help fill in any knowledge gaps.

CliffsTestPrep Police Sergeant Examination, 2nd Edition, can help you be a front-runner in your examination for promotion to police sergeant. Written by a police professional in the time-honored police tradition of “showing the way,” this guide will give you the edge for success. Inside this test prep tool, you'll find

  • Two complete multiple choice practice tests
  • Complete answers
  • Analysis of all exam subject areas
  • Breakdowns of the written, oral, and physical examinations
  • A glossary of key terms

This book will help you understand the types of questions that will test your knowledge of several basic areas, such as supervisory skills (motivating, communicating with, and delegating to your staff). In addition, you'll be prepared for

  • The written exam
  • Appearing before the oral board
  • Dealing with situational exercises
  • Going to the assessment center
  • Having the physical examination

With guidance from the CliffsTestPrep series, you'll feel at home in any standardized-test environment!

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Cliffs Police Sergeant Examination Preparation Guide Larry F. Jetmore 2nd Edition This is the book you really need if you want to be a front runner in your examination for promotion to police sergeant. Written by a police professional in the time-honored police tradition of "showing the way," this guide will give you the edge you need for success. If you follow the principles, techniques and philosophy outlined here, you can dramatically increase your score. You'll learn what you need to know about:

  • Multiple-Choice Written Exams
    • importance of the test announcement
    • construction of the questions
    • effective studying
    • test-taking techniques
Includes Theory and Concept Study Guide Two Complete Multiple-Choice Practice Tests Complete Answers and Analysis Glossary of Key Terms
  • Oral Exams
    • understanding the oral board
    • knowing what they're looking for
    • studying for the orals
    • creating your own mock oral board
    • appearing before the oral board
Includes Oral Board Practice Questions and Analysis
  • Assessment Centers
    • dealing with situational exercises
    • understanding how assessment centers work
    • types of exercises and how to do your best
Includes Complete, Realistic In-Basket Practice Exercise

About the Author:

Larry F. Jetmore, Ph. D., a 21 year veteran and former captain and commander of the Hartford, Connecticut, Police Department Investigative Services Bureau, has held a variety of patrol, investigative, management, and training commands throughout his career. He is director of the National Police Testing Service and has administered and created police promotional examinations for departments across the country. Dr. Jetmore received a doctorate in organizational development from the Union Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio; a master's degree in education and a bachelor's degree in business from Eastern Connecticut State University; and an associate degree in criminal justice from Manchester Community College. He teaches courses at several colleges and consults for police and private security agencies throughout New England.

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