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• Test Taking Strategy for Reading or Verbal Comprehension by Brent Collins 
Verbal comprehension measures your ability to read and understand the types of written materials an officer might be expected to read on the job. You will be presented with a reading passage and then asked to answer questions about the passage. All the information needed to answer the questions will be included in the passage itself.   (read more)

• Top Scoring Examination Strategies by Brent Collins 
Before you begin, make sure you have all the pages in the examination.   In most examinations you will be told the number of pages in your booklet; check to make certain that you have all the pages or sections.   If any page is missing, immediately raise your hand and inform the test monitor.   (read more)

• Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Who is subject to the standards of the Police Officer Standards and Training Council?
Q. What is Certification?
Q. What are the selection standards?
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• Becoming a CSI
What does a Police Crime-Scene Investigator do? What skills, knowledge and abilities are required? What education and experience is needed to qualify for the job?   (read more)

• Crime Scene Investigator job description
This position is responsible for complex crime scene investigations; responsibility for the evaluation of the scene; uses various types of equipment; develops, secures, and packages physical evidence for scientific evaluation and comparison;   (read more)

• Searching and Examining a Major Crime Scene by "Rus" Ruslander, S.C.S.A. 
The crime scene examination and subsequent search should be done in a careful and methodical manner.   (read more)

• Protecting the Crime Scene by George Schiro 
The most important aspect of evidence collection and preservation is protecting the crime scene.   (read more)

• College Prep Courses
The following list of college and university majors are taken from over 1,750 colleges and Universities. These majors represent some, but not all, relevant majors which individuals   (read more)

• Oral Interviews
There are certain words that are called "power words". These words paint a picture when they are heard during a conversation.   (read more)

• Making a Good First Impression
What is the Most Important Factor in Making a Good First Impression?   Most people will think it is your physical appearance, but the first impression was made long before they ever met you.   It was made when they read your application and resume.   (read more)

• Police Job Disqualifiers
If you want to get hired as a police officer, you must know there are some things that can eliminate you. Any of these incidents below, if surfaced during your criminal history check, will disqualify you from the selection process (No Exceptions). This list is general and each department will have their own disqualifiers. Getting your job in law enforcement will be much easier if you keep this in mind.   (read more)

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