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Posted about 2 years ago

 

I have started the first step and submitted my application to a local PD. I have friends in law enforcement but they are all on smaller departments and haven't taken the MMPI or a polygraph, and the interviewing process was a lot different I believe than what I will be doing. Can any one give me some advice on what to expect through this application process? maybe some pointers... I am already nervous!! 

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Be prepared for a lot of waiting, frustration and not knowing. Be patient and enjoy the ride.


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Rate This | Posted about 2 years ago

 

Bump. Lots and lots of waiting anywhere from 6 months to a year. Have fun with the MMPI lol. 


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Hurry up and wait..... Repeat, and repeat and repeat.  You do the hurrying at their request and then they make you wait until the next request to hurry up.  Frustrating?  Yes, at times it can and will be, but be patient.


Yeah...... MMPI test = If you were not crazy before taking this test, you will be by the time you are finished if not at some point in the middle.

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It's ok to be nervous. Everyone is and most folks do just fine. Just try to relax.


Most of the questions seem repetative, and seems like you've already answered them. They do that for a reason. Just go with the flow.


When you get to the polygraph, be 100% honest. They'll know if you're trying to be less than  honest.


Best wishes, and keep us posted on your progress.


Oh, yeah. Plan on lots of waiting and frustration. It goes with the job, too.


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Rate This | Posted about 2 years ago

 

SkoolCop says ...



Hurry up and wait..... Repeat, and repeat and repeat.  You do the hurrying at their request and then they make you wait until the next request to hurry up.  Frustrating?  Yes, at times it can and will be, but be patient.


Yeah...... MMPI test = If you were not crazy before taking this test, you will be by the time you are finished if not at some point in the middle.



Yep, what he said! I felt like I needed to take a shower and go to confession afterward! (And I'm not even Catholic!) LOL

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Rate This | Posted almost 2 years ago

 

 Hey there! How is the process going? I found the MMPI to be very humorous. I mean, really? Who fails this? Just relax and be honest and you will be fine. Like everyone else has said, the hardest part is waiting for communication. 


Wishing you the best and looking forward to finding/reading an update!


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