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February 2009
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How is a promotional exam developed?

I frequently get questions about how police promotional examinations are developed. The central issue usually deals with whether paper and pencil tests followed by an oral testing process are the best way to determine whether a person should be promoted to higher rank.

This article discusses some issues surrounding police promotional testing and the answers to frequently asked questions. To understand why police departments still use civil service tests we need to go back in time ... Full Story

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Chief, Campus Police
Victor Valley College, Victorville, CA

Under the direction of Superintendent/President or designee, plan, organize, direct and administer a District-wide police, public safety program and parking services, compatible with the needs of the campus community and District objectives and goals; provide leadership for and ensure that Campus Police policies, procedures, practices, services, and programs are appropriate to a well-established college campus community.

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Griffith PD, IN

Hired individuals will be required to preform duties as a Patrol Officer. Currently, shifts are 8 hours and rotate on a 28 day schedule from Days-Afternoons-Midnights. Griffith provides Uniforms Allowance, Health & Life Insurance, Shift Differential, Longevity, Holidays, Vacation and Personal Days. Applicants must be between 21-35 years of age have a high school diploma or its equivalent, and be able to pass required testing.

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