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Quiz Answers: Can You Get Past the Board?

15) Thank you for coming in today for this oral board session. Do you have any questions for the panel?

A) How much does the job pay?

Bad Answer: Should have been on job announcement. Shows poor research.

B) No.

Bad Answer: Applicant is know-it-all or not curious. Police officers and deputy sheriffs need to be curious people by nature.

C) What is the time frame for the next steps in the process?

Good Answer: This is a question that is not usually on the job announcement or website. Shows the applicant is confident in their performance.

D) How long until I can transfer to SWAT?

Bad Answer: Applicant has unrealistic understanding of the career. Most websites list timeframe for transfer to specialized functions.

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