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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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    Beth_Richardson

    over 3 years ago

    60 Comments

    Cool. This is a good test.

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    ZZZzzz

    over 3 years ago

    128 Comments

    Good Stuff right out of the interviews, do this and you will do much better

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    kc0nvi

    over 3 years ago

    2 Comments

    This is how it goes, and the questions, although somewhat varied, are the ones that have been posed to myself. The quiz is outstanding, and the key is common sense. Don't try to fake your way past this, be who you are, and be honest to yourself. The panel already knows about you, you took many tests before getting to this point. Retaking this quiz is not the key to passing the panel, the first time is true. Good Luck! Stay Safe.

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    mamasmonster

    over 3 years ago

    4 Comments

    This is so exciting! I only scored an 80.So I think I'll try again until I'm a 100%. Thank You.

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    Shanezam203

    almost 4 years ago

    2 Comments

    Very good test. I believe i scored 9 out of 10. I got the apple one wrong. :-)

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    Aaron_Abreu

    almost 4 years ago

    2 Comments

    Great test. This really helps me to expect what I'm going to be asked and now I will prepare for the real Q & A and hopefully I will peruse my most wanted career of being a police officer in New York City A.K.A. The Big Apple.

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    Covertoperations99

    almost 4 years ago

    108 Comments

    Great quiz! I was happy that I did so well on the quiz! The questions were very thorough.

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    suprtrkr

    almost 4 years ago

    672 Comments

    I like how he explains what the bad answers mean when said like that. Might not be the exact way you might say but it will lead you in the right direction for answering

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    CL2K10

    almost 4 years ago

    62 Comments

    Not a bad quiz, though some of the responses were a little off the wall.

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    Chili_Mac141

    almost 4 years ago

    10 Comments

    very good quiz as well,I did ok and passed and now knowing the correct way of how to answer them ,missed some questions..not bad,but not good either..I understand the reasoning and now I have a better idea of what's to be asked..good thought for the brain..

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    boldty653

    almost 4 years ago

    46 Comments

    Good quiz- spot on with all the questions.... it felt like I was sitting in front of the panel. . The questions were exactly what they usually are. Same every time. . . It almost feels as thought it becomes scripted after a while. However, with the remarks at the end of the quiz-relating to why the answers were good/bad- this portion was most helpful to gain insight as to why they questions were asked and provided me with some good ideas on how to answer a bit cleaner.

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    DanaHutt

    almost 4 years ago

    8 Comments

    This was really interesting, I can really see how the board would ask such questions.

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    Anonymous

    almost 4 years ago

    good quiz. thought it was very helpful.

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    maninblue2

    almost 4 years ago

    6 Comments

    Thanks for tips...

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    LEOSTUDENT

    almost 4 years ago

    8 Comments

    Thanks for the quiz. Now I have a few more tools in my toolbox for the hiring process.

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