Police Officer Exam For Dummies

Author: Raymond Foster
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118008539
Release Date: 2011-01-13
Genre: Study Aids

Your ticket to a higher score on the police officer exam Police exams are becoming increasingly difficult to pass, as law enforcement agencies are looking for the most capable officers from the candidate application pool. To help select the most qualified candidate, more than half of the departments and agencies throughout the country are following the current trend of using the National Police Officer Selection Test (POST also referred to as NPOST). Police Officer Exam For Dummies features three POST exams based on the official test, plus one New York City (NYC) exam. If you're a prospective police officer who needs to take the written exam, Police Officer Exam For Dummies gives you all the essential test preparation you need to succeed. Packed with study advice and test-taking tips, you'll get targeted instruction on everything you can expect on the actual exam. Targeted review in judgment, map reading, memory observation, and recall skills Coverage of all key subject areas 4 full-length practice officer exams with answers and detailed explanations Whether you're taking the local, county, state, or federal agency exam, this guide contains everything you need to score your highest on the exam and realize your dream of becoming a police officer.

Master the Police Officer Exam

Author: Peterson's
Publisher: Peterson's
ISBN: 9780768935097
Release Date: 2011-03-01
Genre: Study Aids

Peterson's Master the Police Officer Exam prepares readers for the written exam, educates them on the physical skills they need, and gives them valuable tips to succeed during their interview and psychological screening. They will find an overview of the duties of police officers and the qualifications required. Test takers can prepare with five practice tests and comprehensive review material covering the three types of questions that appear on the written police examination: practice judgment, reading-based, and observation and memory. The guide also includes indispensible appendixes that give a comprehensive outline of what to expect once trainees are accepted into the police academy, along with a sample physical fitness course. Peterson's Master the Police Officer Exam helps readers navigate the police application and screening process.

Master the Police Officer Exam A Career As A Police Officer

Author: Peterson's
Publisher: Peterson's
ISBN: 9780768935103
Release Date: 2011-03-01
Genre: Study Aids

Peterson's Master the Police Officer Exam: A Career as a Police Officer provides an overview of the duties of police officers and the qualifications required. It also gives an overview of the organization and functions within municipal police forces. The guide also includes indispensible appendixes that give a comprehensive outline of what to expect once trainees are accepted into the police academy, along with a sample physical fitness course. Peterson's Master the Police Officer Exam helps readers navigate the police application and screening process. For more information see Peterson's Master the Police Officer Exam.

Portuguese For Dummies

Author: Karen Keller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118461266
Release Date: 2013-01-15
Genre: Foreign Language Study

The fast and easy way to learn to speak Brazilian Portuguese Quick! What's the most widely spoken language in South America? That's right, Portuguese! And what's the fastest, easiest, most enjoyable way to learn Portuguese? Portuguese for Dummies, of course! This fun, friendly guide helps you start speaking Brazilian Portuguese immediately! Whether you're a student, a traveler, or you work in business or government, you'll love its practical lessons, cultural facts, and handy references—including a Portuguese-English mini-dictionary, lists of vital verbs, and more! Have everyday conversations in Portuguese Make sense of Portuguese grammar Use idioms and popular expressions Improve your pronunciation Grasp verb conjugations Get around in Portuguese-speaking countries Portuguese For Dummies comes complete with a CD loaded with real-life dialogues that help you understand and pronounce this lovely, lyrical language with ease. CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.

Guitar For Dummies

Author: Mark Phillips
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118237588
Release Date: 2012-08-28
Genre: Music

The bestselling music guide - now updated and with a FREE DVD! Have you always wanted to learn to play guitar? Who wouldn't? Think of Jimi Hendrix wailing away on his Stratocaster. . . Chuck Berry duck-walking across the stage to "Johnny B. Goode". . .B.B. King making his "Lucille" cry the blues. No doubt about it—guitars are cool. Guitar For Dummies gives you everything a beginning or intermediate guitarist needs: from buying a guitar to tuning it, playing it, and caring for it, this book has it all—and you don't even need to know how to read music. Full of photo-illustrated exercises and songs you can play to practice the techniques discussed in each section, this step-by-step guitar guide will take you through the basics and beyond before you can say "Eric Clapton." Helps you choose the guitar and equipment that best fits your needs and budget Shows you how to build strength and dexterity while playing Teaches you to play in different styles, including rock, blues, folk, jazz, and classical Fully revised and updated, with an all-new interactive DVD packed with video and audio clips that help you learn, tune, and play along, Guitar For Dummies is the perfect introductory guide for any novice acoustic or electric guitar player. CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.

Probiotics For Dummies

Author: Shekhar Challa
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118169735
Release Date: 2012-05
Genre: Health & Fitness

Also known as "friendly" or "good" bacteria, probiotics are fast becoming an important component of a successful health program. This guide gives you everything you need to make informed decisions about adding probiotics to your daily diet.

Soccer For Dummies

Author: Thomas Dunmore
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118510650
Release Date: 2013-02-08
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Learn to: Get a handle on soccer rules and regulations Grasp the basic moves and plays Improve dribbling, passing, and other skills Appreciate this popular pastime Learn the basics, improve your game knowledge, and reach your soccer playing goals Do you get a kick out of soccer? Whether you're a youth league player, a soccer parent, or a World Cup fan, here at last is the book you've been waiting for. Now updated with the latest history, stats, and rules of this popular sport, Soccer For Dummies is the ultimate guide to the greatest and most popular sport on the planet. Kick off — get a beginner's history of soccer, from its early days in China to the modern game that's showcased in stadiums and played on soccer fields all across the globe Get to the nitty-gritty — discover the rules of the game, what each player on the field is expected to do, the tactics they employ, and the skills they need to play The biggest sport in the world — explore everything about the professional game of soccer, from the biggest show on earth — the FIFA World Cup — to other international tournaments such as the European Championships, Copa America, and the CONCACAF Gold Cup For fans — find out what you can expect at a professional soccer game, as well as the lowdown on where you can find soccer on television, online, in newspapers, magazines, books, movies, and on DVDs Open the book and find: How soccer is played (and scored) Tips on coaching, how to keep fit, and how to play "the beautiful game" An in-depth look at women's soccer How club soccer is organized across the world Important international and club teams Fun soccer facts and interesting tidbits A look at the game's most fascinating players

Environmental Science For Dummies

Author: Alecia M. Spooner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118239612
Release Date: 2012-06-22
Genre: Science

The easy way to score high in Environmental Science Environmental science is a fascinating subject, but some students have a hard time grasping the interrelationships of the natural world and the role that humans play within the environment. Presented in a straightforward format, Environmental Science For Dummies gives you plain-English, easy-to-understand explanations of the concepts and material you'll encounter in your introductory-level course. Here, you get discussions of the earth's natural resources and the problems that arise when resources like air, water, and soil are contaminated by manmade pollutants. Sustainability is also examined, including the latest advancements in recycling and energy production technology. Environmental Science For Dummies is the most accessible book on the market for anyone who needs to get a handle on the topic, whether you're looking to supplement classroom learning or simply interested in learning more about our environment and the problems we face. Presents straightforward information on complex concepts Tracks to a typical introductory level Environmental Science course Serves as an excellent supplement to classroom learning If you're enrolled in an introductory Environmental Science course or studying for the AP Environmental Science exam, this hands-on, friendly guide has you covered.

Bond Investing For Dummies

Author: Russell Wild
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118330531
Release Date: 2012-07-20
Genre: Business & Economics

Your friendly guide to trading the bond and bond fund market Bonds and bond funds are among the safest and most reliable investments you can make to ensure an ample and dependable retirement income—if you do it right! Bond Investing For Dummies helps you do just that, with clear explanations of everything you need to know to build a diversified bond portfolio that will be there when you need it no matter what happens in the stock market. This plain-English guide clearly explains the pros and cons of investing in bonds, how they differ from stocks, and the best (and worst!) ways to select and purchase bonds for your needs. You'll get up to speed on the different bond varieties and see how to get the best prices when you sell. Covers the ups and downs of today's market, which reinforces the importance of bonds in a portfolio Explains how a radical fall in interest rates make bond investing trickier than ever Explores the historic downgrade of U.S. Treasuries and its possible effects on government bonds If you're an investor looking for a resource that helps you understand, evaluate, and incorporate bonds into your portfolio, Bond Investing For Dummies has you covered.

NOOK Tablet For Dummies

Author: Corey Sandler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118318904
Release Date: 2012-01-25
Genre: Computers

The fun is just a tap away with the nifty NOOK Tablet! It's an e-reader, it's a tablet, and it's hot! The NOOK Tablet offers all the advantages of an Android-based tablet, and this small-trim book is packed with information about how to use it. Learn to set up your NOOK Tablet, navigate the touchscreen, download and read e-books, access the Internet, use all the cool Android apps that are included, and much more. Find out how to create your own e-books, share books with others, listen to music or watch streaming video on your NOOK Tablet, personalize your tablet, add accessories, and take advantage of all it offers. Explains the hybrid e-reader/tablet concept and shows how to navigate the NOOK Tablet touchscreen, connect wirelessly, install software updates, and use the built-in web browser Covers reading e-books and how to adjust lighting and fonts for your reading comfort Guides you through shopping for and downloading e-books, watching streaming video from Netflix, Hulu, and other sources, and creating a slideshow of photos from your digital camera Shows how to side-load video and music from your computer, listen to audiobooks, and interact with NOOK Tablet using the built-in microphone Tells how to personalize your NOOK Tablet, share e-books, and use all the built-in Android-based apps Just like the NOOK Tablet itself, NOOK Tablet For Dummies, Portable Edition is packed with everything you need to be NOOKing in no time!

CliffsNotes Police Officer Exam Cram Plan

Author: Northeast Editing, Inc.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780544183346
Release Date: 2011-06-28
Genre: Study Aids

It's Police Officer Exam Crunch Time! Get a plan to ace the exam—and make the most of the time you have left. Whether you have two months, one month, or even just a week left before the exam, you can turn to the experts at CliffsNotes for a trusted and achievable cram plan to ace the Police Officer Exam—without ever breaking a sweat! First, you'll determine exactly how much time you have left to prepare for the exam. Then, you'll turn to the two-month, one-month, or one-week cram plan for week-by-week and day-by-day schedules of the best way to focus your study according to your unique timeline. Each stand-alone plan includes: Diagnostic test–helps you pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses soyou can focus your review on the topics in which you need the most helpSubject reviews–cover everything you can expect on the actual written exam in standard police officer exams across the country (including New York City): the verbal component, memorization and visualization, mathematics, and judgment and problem solving Full-length practice test with answers and detailed explanations–a simulated Police Officer Exam gives you an authentic test-taking experience Test-prep essentials from the experts at CliffsNotes NORTHEAST EDITING has been creating educational and test-prep content for publishers since 1992. The company's experienced authors, instructors, and editors produce print and online test-prep products for students of all ages. 2 months to ace the test... 1 month to ace the test... 1 week to ace the test!

Police Officer Exam Cram

Author: Rizwan Khan
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780768691481
Release Date: 2009-09-25
Genre: Study Aids

The smartest, fastest, most effective preparation for the latest Police Officer exam Thoroughly covers all five areas of the standard Police Officer Exam: Comprehension, Recall, Forms, Legal Definitions, and "What If" Scenarios. Helps candidates quickly assess where they stand, and master what they need to learn Test-taking strategies, time-saving tips, Exam Notes, chapter-review questions, tear-out Cram Sheet, and sample exams According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of openings for new police officers will rise by 10% between now and 2016. To become a police officer, many candidates must pass a standardized police officer entrance exam. Police Officer Exam Cram, 2/e, is the perfect concise study guide for everyone seeking to pass this exam. Using detailed examples, it systematically covers exam objectives in all five core areas: Comprehension, Recall, Forms, Legal definitions, "What if" scenarios. It also covers crucial issues ranging from physical agility to successful oral interviewing. Police Officer Exam Cram, 2/e, also includes: Chapters that map directly to the exam objectives Comprehensive foundational learning on all exam topics An extensive collection of practice questions (including three full practice exams) Notes, tips, sidebars, cautions, test-taking strategies, and time-saving tips that make studying more effective The Cram Sheet tear-out card including exclusive tips, acronyms, and memory joggers - perfect for last-minute study Intended as a standalone study guide, this book can also be used with any other print or electronic learning materials. Either way, it brings together all the knowledge and preparation help that you will need to master the material, gain confidence, and pass your exam with flying colors.