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.

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.

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.

Correction Officer Exam Study Guide

Author: Correctional Officer Test Prep Team
Publisher:
ISBN: 1628454644
Release Date: 2017-08-23
Genre: Study Aids

Correction Officer Exam Study Guide: Test Prep Book & Practice Test Questions for the Corrections Officer Exam Developed for test takers trying to achieve a passing score on the corrections exam, this comprehensive study guide includes: -Quick Overview -Test-Taking Strategies -Introduction -Reading Comprehension -Mathematics -Verbal Reasoning -Vocabulary -Reasoning -Memory -Understanding and Applying Correctional Directives, Procedures, and Regulations -Legal Definitions and Policies Pertaining to Correctional Facilities -Practice Questions -Detailed Answer Explanations 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 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 exam should take advantage of the review material, practice test questions, and test-taking strategies contained in this study guide.

Corrections Officer Exam

Author:
Publisher: Learning Express Llc
ISBN: 1576855228
Release Date: 2005-01
Genre: Education

This is a book to help pass the exam and gives three tests to study.

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...

Study Guide for the Florida Corrections Officer Certification Exam

Author: William G. Doerner
Publisher: Pineapple Press Inc
ISBN: 1561642797
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Study Aids

- Hundreds of practice questions modeled after those on the actual exams - Concise tips on exam registration, testing procedure, and reading exam results - Test-taking hints and strategies - Detailed information on seeking employment after passing the exam - A must-have for anyone thinking about taking these exams

The Correctional Officer

Author: Gary F. Cornelius
Publisher:
ISBN: 1611634539
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Correctional institutions

The job of today¿s correctional officer is a demanding one, whether it is working in an adult prison or in a local jail. The correctional officer has the responsibility to safely confine criminal offenders, and, by doing so, properly keeps the public safe. This book is meant to give the reader, whether a student or a trainee, a clear, realistic understanding of what correctional officers do ¿¿ from patrolling cellblocks, preventing escapes and handling security issues to dealing with various types of offenders and their behaviors. The Correctional Officer is realistically written, features a glossary of commonly used corrections terms and has been updated in detail. Each chapter contains discussion questions to assist both the college instructor and corrections trainer

Master the Corrections Officer Practice Test 6 Promotion Exam

Author: Peterson's
Publisher: Peterson's
ISBN: 9780768930375
Release Date: 2010-09-01
Genre: Study Aids

A Corrections Officer who plans a career in the corrections field can look forward to being promoted to positions of greater responsibility. Peterson's Master the Corrections Officer Exam: Practice Test 6: Promotion Exam is a full-length Corrections Officer Promotion Exam, which includes testing on the daily duties of a Corrections Officer, as well as demonstrating a grasp of supervisory principles and methods and the ability to use sounds judgment in corrections situations. Master the Corrections Officer Exam: Practice Test 6: Promotion Exam is a part of Master the Corrections Officer Exam, which 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.