Lt. Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.)Leadership, Technology and Tactics: Themes from the Street
with Lt. Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.)

Optimizing performance on promotional examinations: A four-part series

Preparing for promotional examinations is something that no officer looks forward to doing. However, we are all aware of the impact these examinations have on our careers. This 4-part series is a must read for any officer interested in excelling in promotional examinations.

Part 1: Five Tactics for Civil Service Multiple Choice Tests

Part 2: The Strategy of Preparing for Promotion

Part 3: Coming Soon

Part 4: Coming Soon

About the author

Lt. Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.), MPA is the author of Police Technology (Prentice Hall); the co-author of Leadership: Texas Hold 'em Style (Quill Driver Books/Word Dancer Press); and From NYPD to LAPD: An Introduction to Policing (Prentice Hall).

Raymond's current major project is co-authoring the upcoming book, "Homeland Security and the New Threats of Global Terrorism: From Cold War to Flaming-Hot War (Prentice Hall, February 2007)" with Major General Dror Itzhaki, Israeli Security Agency (ret), a senior Israeli expert on security, protection, operations and prevention of criminal and terror acts and Dr. Reuven Paz, Ph.D., an Israeli expert on militant and radical Islam and Islamist movements. Additionally, his is in contract negotiations on a third book - An Introduction to Policing. You can view Lieutenant Foster's Complete CV Here.

Raymond can be reached on the Criminal Justice Forum or at raymond@hitechcj.com.

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