John Douglas's Guide to the Police Officer Exams

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Kaplan Publishing, May 6, 2008 - Study Aids - 408 pages
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  • Tips for managing the application process
  • Review and strategies for the written test
  • Insights and guidance from veteran officers on the selection process, careers, life as a cop, and more
  • New Feature: Diagnostic test
  • New Feature: Updated information about jobs in the police force
  • New Feature: Math review section
  • New Feature: Revised full-length practice exams
  

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Contents

Careers in the Police Force
3
Choosing a Location
5
Prepare Yourself
6
The Application Process
7
Give Yourself a Competitive Edge
21
II
23
Diagnostic Quiz
25
Answers
33
Answers
95
Integers Practice
96
Answers
98
Police Situations
99
Police Situation Question Types
100
Officer Response Exercise
102
Answers
105
Relevant Facts Exercise
106

Grammar and Spelling
37
Spelling
42
Grammar and Spelling Practice
46
Answers
49
Reading Comprehension
51
Identifying Main Ideas Topics and Details Practice
55
Answers
58
Understanding Keywords Practice
59
Answers
61
Using Context Practice
62
Answers
69
Summarizing Practice
72
Answers
76
Long Passage Practice
77
Answers
85
Mathematics
87
Number Properties
88
Integers
90
Order of Operations Practice
92
Answers
116
Repeaters Exercise
117
Answers
119
Application of the Law Exercise
120
Answers
124
Other Topics
125
Memory and Observation
127
III
129
Practice Test 1
131
Practice Test 1 Answers and Explanations
175
Practice Test 2
185
Practice Test 2 Answers and Explanations
231
Practice Test 3
241
Practice Test 3 Answers and Explanations
283
Practice Test 4
293
Practice Test 4 Answers and Explanations
335
Practice Test 5
343
Practice Test 5 Answers and Explanations
387
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About the author (2008)

John Douglaswas the founder and head of the FBI's Investigative Support Unit for 15 years. With an additional 10 years as an FBI field agent and recruiter, John Douglas is a highly regarded figure in the field of law enforcement.

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