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 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.

Master the Corrections Officer Exam

Author: Peterson's
Publisher: Peterson's
ISBN: 9780768930306
Release Date: 2010-09-01
Genre: Study Aids

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that employment for corrections officers will grow by 16 percent over the next several years-much more rapidly than the average for all occupations-and that job opportunities will increase in the private sector as state and federal corrections agencies increasingly use private prisons. Peterson's Master the Corrections Officer Exam provides the most comprehensive review available for those interested in working in the prison system, including 6 full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations, an extensive review of the officer screening process, an overview of the typical officer training process, all-new information on job requirements, and expert advice on how to seek and apply for positions in the field.

Court Officer Exam

Author: Donald J. Schroeder
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
ISBN: 0764123661
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Law

Updated to reflect recent exams, this manual provides solid test preparation for applicants taking federal, state, and local court officer exams. The authors present study tips, a diagnostic test, and four model exams typical of those currently administered. The exams come with answers to questions and self-diagnostic procedures. New in this edition is a chapter that takes into account the current trend in court systems to rely on oral interviews in the process of selecting court officers. The authors advise on ways to obtain the best score in such an interview.

Police Officer Exam

Author: Donald J. Schroeder
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0764124102
Release Date: 2004-11-26
Genre: Political Science

Updated to reflect the most recent exams given across North America, this test prep manual presents four full-length practice exams with all questions answered and fully explained. Tests include two that were actually given by the New York City Police Department. Brand-new in this edition is a completely new diagnostic exam. It contains the latest question types found on recent police entry-level exams and guides candidates in quickly directing and focusing their study efforts. Other helpful features include instruction on writing police reports, advice on making the right impression at an admissions interview, an overview of police officers' responsibilities, and additional practice questions with answers, which follow in-depth explanations of each question type normally found on official police officer exams.

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.

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...

Probability and Statistics for Computer Scientists Second Edition

Author: Michael Baron
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781439875902
Release Date: 2013-08-05
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.

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!

Barron s COOP HSPT Tachs 4th Edition

Author: Kathleen J. Elliott M.A.
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 1438008678
Release Date: 2017-05-01
Genre: Study Aids

This updated manual offers subject reviews with questions and answers in math, verbal skills, language arts, and reading comprehension; two practice COOPs, two practice HSPTs, and two practice TACHS tests that reflect the most recent exams; answers and explanations; and more.