How to Become A Police Officer in Massachusetts
Designed to help you jump start your law enforcement career and become a Municipal Police Officer or MBTA Transit Police Officer. This is your opportunity to learn the best way to get hired - including the critical entrance examination process, physical abilities test, interview experience and academy training.
This course is designed and taught by Attorney John Sofis Scheft - a professional police trainer, consultant and author with over 25 years of criminal justice experience in Massachusetts.
*Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.
**Study materials are included with the course.
APPLY to be a police officer
- Civil Service vs. Non-Civil Service Hiring
- Application for the Exam
- Physical Abilities Test (PAT)
- Background Investigation
- Interviewing Tips
TEST to be a police officer
- Understanding the Exam Components
- Reading Comprehension
- Proper Grammar & Writing
- Problem Solving & Reasoning
- Law Interpretation
- Information Ordering
- Work Style Questionnaire
- Life Experience Survey
- Time Management & Other Key Tips
TRAIN to be a police officer
- The Academy Experience
- The Agency Environment
Student Quote: "My exam score went up 10 points after this class and my interview improved. That was huge. I just graduated from a municipal police academy. This course helps big time!"
$99 (4 hour course); Includes class, study and interview tips, and over 300 page manual with hundreds of practice questions!
This information was provided by the Municipal Police Institute Website.