How to Pass the LEAB Police Exam

NJ Police Departments use the LEAB

NJ Police Departments use the LEAB

The  Law Enforcement Aptitude Battery (LEAB) is published by EB Jacobs and used by many Police departments in the U.S.

The 3-hour exam is made up of three sections: Ability Test, Work Styles Questionnaire, and Life Experience Survey. The exam lasts for 3 hours. It consists of multiple-choice questions and two behavioral assessments.


Questions Included on the LEAB

You must prepare for the LEAB

You must prepare for the LEAB

Fort Lee, NJ Police Department

Fort Lee, NJ Police Department

LEAB Ability Test Questions

The LEAB Ability Test consists of 48 multiple choice questions on cognitive skills plus two behavioral assessments known as the Work Styles Questionnaire and the Life Experience Survey (below).

  1. Information Ordering
  2. Problem Sensitivity
  3. Reading Comprehension
  4. Reasoning - Deductive
  5. Reasoning - Inductive
  6. Written Expression

Work Styles Questionnaire

The Work Styles Questionnaire is designed to assess certain motivational, value-related and attitudinal characteristics. It contains 103 statements. Each statement is followed by a five-point agreement scale: Strongly Agree (1); Agree (2); Not Sure (3); Disagree (4); Strongly Disagree (5). Applicants mark the number that best reflects your attitudes, actions, preferences and opinions. 

Life Experience Survey

The Life Experience Survey consists of 68 multiple-choice questions related to your past history and experience.


How to Prepare for the LEAB


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  • All LEAB cognitive subjects are covered in detail
  • Engaging tutorials teach you how to score high
  • Hundreds of practice questions available
  • Tutorials & Practice questions guide you through the:
    • Work Styles Questionnaire and
    • Life Experience Survey
  • Bonus material:
    • Managing Your Job Search
    • How to Not Fail the Polygraph
    • Best Practices for the Psych Exam
    • How to Impress at the Oral Interview
  • Proceed at your own pace
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