NYS Civil Service Police Exam
Most law enforcement agencies in New York State use the NYS Civil Service Police Exam for their entry-level written test. This includes the NY State Police (NYS Troopers) and most county and local Police and Sheriff Agencies.
As of 2017, the New York State police exam is based upon the commerical exam called LEAB-II by E.B. Jacobs.
Police Agencies Using the NYS Civil Service Exam
The majority of police and sheriff departments in New York State use the NYS Civil Service Police Exam. Some agencies choose to use a subset of the full exam. For example, Nassau County excludes the Memorization section.
The NYPD uses a different exam format.
NY State Troopers
All NY County Police Departments
Rochester Police Department
Questions Included on NYS Civil Service Exam
The New York State Entry-Level Police Officer Series is the LEAB-II. There are 3 sections:
1. Cognitive Questions
Memorizing Written Information
Preparing Writing Material in a Police Setting
2. Work Style Questionnaire
3. Life Experince Survey
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