How to Pass the NPST Police Exam

 
 The Colorado Springs Police Department uses the NPST by FPSI for their written exam

The Colorado Springs Police Department uses the NPST by FPSI for their written exam

The  National Police Selection Test (NPST) is a police written exam published by FPSI (Fire & Police Selection, Inc.)  It is also referred to as the FPSI written exam. The test is used to measure candidates’ ability to effectively work with the public and other members of their department in addition to reading comprehension, writing ability, mathematical reasoning, and reasoning/analyzing skills. 

The NPST Police test contains two sub-tests. You will be allotted 3 hours to complete the written test.

 

Questions Included on the NPST

 You must prepare for the NPST in order to get hired.

You must prepare for the NPST in order to get hired.

Writing Ability

This section contains 44 questions. You will be tested on your ability to correct wording, grammar, spelling, punctuation as well as ease of understanding.

Human Relations

This section contains 58 questions designed to measure your ability to work under stressful conditions, integrity, ethics, decision-making, self-control, the ability to maintain confidentiality, interpersonal skills, teamwork, ability to follow rules, demonstrating respect for others

 

How to Prepare for the NPST by FPSI

 

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