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Quiz Answers: Can You Get Past the Board?

11) We have just received word that the city council is allocating positions that we’d have to fill fairly quickly. If selected, how soon would you be able to start?

A) I couldn’t start before six months as I have booked a cruise.

Bad Answer: Shows where the applicant’s priorities are. Panel members would be concerned that applicant’s personal life would come before agency responsibility.

B) I would be happy to start at whatever point is good for the department as long as I can give my current employer the professional courtesy of two weeks notice.

Good Answer: Shows that the applicant is being responsible to current employer. Agency will view this as an indicator of how the applicant would treat them if he or she was hired.

C) Whenever you call me, sir.

Bad Answer: Shows a lack of concern for current employer. Panel members would view this as how they would be treated if the applicant saw something else better come along.

D) I’m pretty flexible as long as I start on day shift.

Bad Answer: Shows applicant already has conditions for employment.

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    obama44

    3 months ago

    2 Comments

    THIS IS A PRETTY COOL WEBSITE THAT CAN HELPS EVERYONE ON ANY INTERVIEW..

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    Tysyty

    over 1 year ago

    1144 Comments

    I did well, however I could only imagine how much pressure I would be under hoping to answer these questions with all eyes on me.

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    Rookie2be

    almost 2 years ago

    56 Comments

    I found this exercise helpful, if you take this quiz seriously, it can actually give you the feeling of an interview.

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    nottoooldtokickbutt

    almost 2 years ago

    6 Comments

    I was asked the following three scenarios:

    What would I do if I arrived to the scene and two men are fighting, both of them are bloody, one is on top of the other with a knife, but the one on the bottom is holding the wrist of the man on top to prevent him from stabbing him?

    #2
    What would I do if I arrived at the scene its dark and there is a building in which I hear a woman scream out, "please don't rape me, a single shot, and a man runs out of the building and flees. What would I do?

    #3
    I arrive at a convenience store, two men run out wearing masks, one has a bag in his and and they are both carrying guns, as they run out the see me and start shooting and running towards me. I return fire but my gun jams. What would I do?

    I did not pass the oral board by the way. I do think it was more of my failure to correctly complete the application and some errors in the dates of employment. Needed a 3 to go on but got a 2.55. Have at it folks.

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    Wavah15

    about 2 years ago

    4 Comments

    I want to join the police force, what can i do to join?
    wavahco@yahoo.co.uk

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    Deefuzzz

    about 2 years ago

    944 Comments

    I've sat on several oral boards, and am glad to know that the answers we looked for are those that my colleagues also feel are indicative of a good candidate.

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    Starwarskid22

    over 2 years ago

    130 Comments

    Very helpful for future help on an oral presentation!

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    Kwade38

    over 2 years ago

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    Not bad, alot of good realist%c questions an scenarios. I passed 100%

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    CATMguy45

    over 2 years ago

    46 Comments

    Good test, however I just went through a oral board and only one of these questions were asked. Questions asked were centered around past experience..........wish I had looked at this first because the one question here that was asked I did not answer appropriately. LOL

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    vernon_eldred63

    over 2 years ago

    180 Comments

    Loved the panel test although a lot comes if you have a passion for a Law enforcement career you should have knowledge of the job and what to expect.

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    gdmckinley

    over 2 years ago

    12 Comments

    Great test! Alot more confident about the oral exams. 100% how exciting :)

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    jerrygerhardt

    over 2 years ago

    2 Comments

    81% first time sweet

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    dennys36

    almost 3 years ago

    34 Comments

    AWESOME!!

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    jesslrupp

    over 3 years ago

    2 Comments

    good test. got 100 :)

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    061483

    over 3 years ago

    2 Comments

    good test

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