Master the Corrections Officer Exam

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Peterson's, Aug 17, 2010 - Political Science - 312 pages
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Job opportunities for corrections officers are expected to grow far more rapidly than that of the average for all occupations over the next several years. Peterson's Master the Corrections Officer Exam can help you score high on the qualifying exam and launch your career as a corrections officer, with 6 full-length practice tests; test-taking tips and strategies; all-new information on job requirements, application procedures, and the officer screening process; and expert advice on how to seek and apply for positions in the field.

SELLING POINTS:

  1. 6 full-length practice tests, with detailed answer explanations
  2. New in this edition: a review of a new coding question type appearing on many regional exams; the Correctional Officers' Creed, issued by the International Association of Correctional Officers; and the newest guidelines for the oral interview
  3. The most current data on job prospects for corrections officers, with emphasis on areas expected to experience the highest growth, including those in both public and private sectors
  4. Up-to-date information on the officer screening process, including drug testing, medical exams, physical fitness tests, background investigation, and psychological review
  5. Detailed overview of a typical officer training program, complete with a sample physical fitness course
 

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Contents

Before You Begin
1
Getting Started
7
Where the Jobs Are
19
The Screening Process
39
Practice Test 1
79
Practice Test 2
107
Practice Test 3
135
Practice Test 4
161
Practice Test 5
199
Promotion Exam
225
Physical Fitness Course
251
Training
293
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