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Calmness and Good Preparations Is When Taking Police Examinations

Last Updated: February 2, 2017

Taking an exam is not everyone’s cup of tea, but that does not mean that it is a procedure to be avoided because in order to get a chance for a job position one has to undergo testing like police examinations for instance. There is always a way to cope with exams easily and conveniently.  [….]

Overcoming Fear

Last Updated: February 1, 2017

Anyone tells you that they fear nothing is in my humble opinion lying. Otherwise they are not human beings. My friend Jerry was quite surprised at my response when he asked me if I ever get scared when I’m working. I said: “Sure I do. I face fear all the time as a police officer. [….]

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Last Updated: January 12, 2017

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Handling Weapons

Last Updated: October 18, 2016

The terrorist threats of recent years have heightened security concerns in the United States. The police force has a massive role to play in keeping law and order and snuffing out this threat of terrorism. It’s a pressure situation and knowing how to handle the weapons used by the police in the United States is [….]

The Medical

Last Updated: April 30, 2016

The entrance exams are over and you have been successful the next stage of the hiring process is the medical. At this stage you should have received a conditional offer of employment. There’s nothing unusual in that as many businesses and organizations require new employees to undergo a medical. The medical is performed by a [….]

Training Never Ends

Last Updated: April 25, 2016

A common misconception that some of my junior colleagues have is that once they pass their National Police Officer Selection Test that is the end of the learning process. I tell them all the time that you never stop learning in this job. In fact I firmly believe that in life we should be constantly [….]

Considering Becoming a Police Officer?

Last Updated: April 20, 2016

I love working for the police force. It gives me enormous satisfaction and I honestly never get bored. However, I feel I ought to mention a few things that any of you thinking of applying might like to ponder. The first thing I was told to do when I mentioned to my careers adviser that [….]

What to Expect in the LA PQE Test

Last Updated: April 15, 2016

When you know what to expect it is much easier to prepare in advance. That is certainly true for police officer entrance exams such as the Los Angeles Personal Qualification Essay (PQE) test. Let me give you a broad guide of what to expect in the PQE test. Before taking the test, applicants will need [….]

In the Right Direction

Last Updated: April 13, 2015

Wouldn’t life be easier if we were given the questions for an exam before we sat it. You can revise the relevant sections of the subject and just write them down at the time of the exam. A-grades all round. Of course this shouldn’t happen but you can still be prepared when you sit your [….]

Mind on the Job

Last Updated: April 11, 2014

I was reading a very pertinent article the other day about how crucial it is to keep your mind on the job. In fact to be exact it was keep your mind on one job at a time. A guy called Ron Borsch, who is a manager of a regional in-service academy in Ohio, says [….]

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