Barron s Correction Officer Exam 4th edition

Author: Donald J. Schroeder, Ph.D.
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9781438068756
Release Date: 2014-04-01
Genre: Study Aids

Updated to reflect the most recent requirements for correction officer candidates, including sheriff's departments, this review book presents strategies for the different question types used on correction officer exams in jurisdictions across the country. It also contains hundreds of practice questions written in the style used on official examinations. The authors, both highly experienced retired law enforcement officers, also present an overview of correction officers' duties and requirements. New to this edition is a much-needed strategy for handling computer-based multiple-choice questions, which are becoming the norm in civil service entrance exams, as well as a strategy for handling a new question type known as “word selection.” A diagnostic test and five full-length practice exams come with answer keys, diagnostic charts, and answer explanations.

Correction Officer Examination

Author: Donald J. Schroeder
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0764113836
Release Date: 2001-01-01
Genre: Study Aids

Complete reviews in reading comprehension, math, memory-testing, modeled after similar exams as they are given in New York City and across the country.

Barron s Police Officer Exam

Author: Donald J. Schroeder
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0764140914
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Political Science

(back cover) Updated with information, advice, and practice tests that apply to police departments across the country Four practice exams include two that were given by the New York City Police Department All questions answered and explained Study advice and test-taking tips

Master The Corrections Officer Exam

Author: Gary D. Maynard
Publisher: Peterson's
ISBN: 0768922593
Release Date: 2006-01-15
Genre: Study Aids

Offers candidates for officers in federal and state correctional institutions study materials, including six practice tests.

Master the Civil Service Exams

Author: Peterson's
Publisher: Peterson's
ISBN: 9780768938098
Release Date: 2013-05-07
Genre: Study Aids

Master the Civil Service Exams offers complete test preparation for the written exam so you can pursue a government job. Math, verbal and clerical exercises, plus four full-length practice tests, build skills and confidence, while experts in the field provide an inside scoop on how to become a first-rate job candidate. You will also find up-to-date information on the civil service job market and projected areas of growth.

Normal Hall s Corrections Officer Exam Preparation Book

Author: Norman Hall
Publisher: Scholastic
ISBN: 1593373899
Release Date: 2005-10-17
Genre: Study Aids

The qualifying exam for potential corrections officers is typically administered just once a year. With so few opportunities to qualify, applicants are highly motivated to make the most of the test. Test expert Norman Hall has analyzed every aspect of the exam to prepare a guide that's guaranteed to help applicants score 80% to 100% on the correction officer test.

Corrections Officer Exam Secrets Study Guide

Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
ISBN: 1609714652
Release Date: 2015-02-25
Genre: Education

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Corrections Officer Exam Secrets helps you ace the Corrections Officer Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Corrections Officer Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Corrections Officer Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Corrections Officer Test Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Comprehensive sections including: Male Inmate Population Commonalities, Private Corrections Industry, The Auburn System, Unit Management Approach, Responding to a Food Strike, Six Components to a Housekeeping Plan, Five Elements of a Bomb Plan, Escape and Hostage Plans, Prison Chaplains, Correct Procedure for a Pat-Down, In-Take Procedures, Strategies for Handling Occupational Stress, Rights of Correctional Officers, Code of Ethics, Duties of a Supervisor, Supermax and Maximum Security Facilities, Control Centers and Safety Vestibules, Sentencing Guidelines, Classifying Inmates, Constitutional Rights of Inmates, Son of Sam Law, First Amendment Issues, Common Double Jeopardy Issues, Two Elements of Deliberate Indifference, Excessive Force Issues, Common Failure-To-Protect Claims, and much more...

Correction Officer New York State Exam Guide

Author: Angelo Tropea
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1540776514
Release Date: 2016-12-04
Genre:

NEW Book to help you ace the Correction Officer New York State Exam! Seven reasons why you should study with this book: 1. This book was prepared by Angelo Tropea, bestselling author of exam preparation books. He has more than 30 years' experience in preparing candidates for exams. 2. The book covers in detail the following types of questions. Observing and Recalling Facts and Information Applying Written Information in A Correctional Setting Preparing Written Material Understanding and Interpreting Written Material 3. The book contains valuable explanations and hints for each type of question, all based on experience and live classes conducted in prior years. 4. Carefully crafted exercises (with answers explained) are provided for practice and to increase proficiency and confidence. 5.A comprehensive practice exam is provided, with the answers explained. 6. The large format of this book (8.5 X 11 inches) maximizes the clarity of informational tables and other images. 7. The price of this book is a small amount to invest for such a large return! Study with this valuable book - and prepare for success!

Probability and Statistics for Computer Scientists Second Edition

Author: Michael Baron
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781498760607
Release Date: 2015-09-15
Genre: Mathematics

Student-Friendly Coverage of Probability, Statistical Methods, Simulation, and Modeling Tools Incorporating feedback from instructors and researchers who used the previous edition, Probability and Statistics for Computer Scientists, Second Edition helps students understand general methods of stochastic modeling, simulation, and data analysis; make optimal decisions under uncertainty; model and evaluate computer systems and networks; and prepare for advanced probability-based courses. Written in a lively style with simple language, this classroom-tested book can now be used in both one- and two-semester courses. New to the Second Edition Axiomatic introduction of probability Expanded coverage of statistical inference, including standard errors of estimates and their estimation, inference about variances, chi-square tests for independence and goodness of fit, nonparametric statistics, and bootstrap More exercises at the end of each chapter Additional MATLAB® codes, particularly new commands of the Statistics Toolbox In-Depth yet Accessible Treatment of Computer Science-Related Topics Starting with the fundamentals of probability, the text takes students through topics heavily featured in modern computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, and associated fields, such as computer simulations, Monte Carlo methods, stochastic processes, Markov chains, queuing theory, statistical inference, and regression. It also meets the requirements of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). Encourages Practical Implementation of Skills Using simple MATLAB commands (easily translatable to other computer languages), the book provides short programs for implementing the methods of probability and statistics as well as for visualizing randomness, the behavior of random variables and stochastic processes, convergence results, and Monte Carlo simulations. Preliminary knowledge of MATLAB is not required. Along with numerous computer science applications and worked examples, the text presents interesting facts and paradoxical statements. Each chapter concludes with a short summary and many exercises.

Barron s SAT Writing Workbook

Author: George Ehrenhaft
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0764142046
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Presents reviews of grammar, word usage and writing skills; provides test-taking tips; and includes questions similar to those found on the examination.

Corrections Officer Exam Study Guide 2015

Author: Corrections Officer Corrections Officer Exam Prep Team
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1517372771
Release Date: 2015-09-16
Genre:

Corrections Officer Exam Study Guide 2015: Exam Book and Practice Test Questions for the Corrections Officer Test Developed for test takers trying to score well on the Corrections Officer exam this comprehensive study guide includes: -Introduction -Getting Ready For Test Day -General Strategies -Corrections Officer -Practice Test Questions -Detailed Answer Explanations -Post Exam Each section of the test has a comprehensive review that goes into detail to cover all of the content likely to appear on the Corrections Officer exam. The practice test questions are each followed by detailed answer explanations. If you miss a question, it's important that you are able to understand the nature of your mistake and how to avoid making it again in the future. The answer explanations will help you to learn from your mistakes and overcome them. Understanding the latest test-taking strategies is essential to preparing you for what you will expect on the exam. A test taker has to not only understand the material that is being covered on the test, but also must be familiar with the strategies that are necessary to properly utilize the time provided and get through the test without making any avoidable errors. Anyone planning to take the Corrections Officer exam should take advantage of the review material, practice test questions, and test-taking strategies contained in this study guide.

Norman Hall s Police Exam Preparation Book

Author: Norman Hall
Publisher: Adams Media
ISBN: 9781440519291
Release Date: 2003-04-01
Genre: Political Science

If you are planning to join the hundreds of thousands of applicants who take the police officer exam each year, you need to score high. In this updated and revised edition of his #1 police exam book, Norman Hall guarantees that you'll score between 80% and 100% on the exam--or your money back! With Norman Hall's Police Exam Prep Book, you'll have everything you need to ace the test, including: 7 practice tests; 3 full-length police officer exams; answer keys and self-scoring tables; pointers on avoiding common trouble spots; tips for meeting the physical requirements; the most up-to-date test-taking strategies; and more! Still worried that you might miss a vital test or question? Relax! Norman Hall's Police Exam Prep Book includes new test questions and sketch art, and gives you complete coverage of all test subject areas: basic mathematics; directional orientation; grammar, vocabulary, and spelling; memory; reading comprehension; report writing; situational judgment and reasoning; and everything else you need to ace the exam!