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California Police Exam 

When browsing through job openings for the position of a police officer, quite often candidates are wondering which written exam they will need to take and pass in order to continue on with the hiring process. As there is no national police exam, each state, and each...

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NPOST Practical Tips and Guidance 

Passing the NPOST might be the first step to a long and successful career as a police officer. This is one of the most common entry-level police written test administered around the U.S. and the abbreviation stands for National Police Officer Selection Test. Do not...

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NPOST Sample Questions 

There is a great variety of police written exams that are used by the various law enforcement agencies to select only the most suitable candidates for the positions they are offering. Some states like Florida, for example, have established a written test that is valid...

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What is the NPOST and How to Pass It Successfully

Becoming a police officer requires certain skills and the determination to prove that you are right for the profession and that law enforcement is the right fit for you. In order to choose the best candidate, the police agencies across the country administer various...

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What You Should Know About the Frontline Test

Becoming a police officer requires a serious preparation for the job. Candidates need to pass a series of tests to prove that they have what it takes to perform the duties of being a police officer.   There is always a written test, and it will vary depending upon the...

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CJBAT: Practical Advice and Sample Questions  

If you want to become a police officer in the state of Florida, you need to prepare yourself for a few exams and a strict selection and hiring process. In order to determine who is eligible for the job, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement uses tests that check...

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What is the CJBAT and How to Prepare for It? 

CJBAT stands for Criminal Justice Basic Ability Test and as of 2019 is the only exam used by Florida Department of Law Enforcement to determine who are the candidates eligible to enroll in training programs and afterwards being employed as sworn law enforcement or...

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How to Pass the Florida Basic Abilities Test 

2019 Update As of 2019, there is now only one written exam used in the state of Florida and that is the Criminal Justice Basic Ability Test (CJBAT).  The Florida Basic Abilities Test (FBAT) is no longer used. If you want to join a law enforcement agency in the state...

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How Long Does It Take to Become A Police Officer? 

Becoming a police officer is a desired career for many people, regardless of their age and current occupation. It is a job that you can start right after graduation or at a later stage of your life, provided that you meet the age criteria of the agency you want to...

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