PTS Courses

"By taking the P.T.S. promotional courses, I moved through the ranks and scored a 99% on my Chief's exam.
The only way to prepare is with P.T.S.!"
- Chief Willam Hayes, Town of Bedford, NY Police Department.

Entrance

2022 - Law Enforcement (Police Officer & Deputy Sheriff) Entrance

Police Officer & Deputy Sheriff (Law Enforcement) Entrance Examination Course

The P.T.S. Law Enforcement (Police Officer & Deputy Sheriff) Entrance Examination Course includes Techniques for Answering Civil Service Examination Questions and Practice Questions with Answers and Lectures covering:

  • SITUATIONAL JUDGMENT
  • LANGUAGE FLUENCY
  • INFORMATION ORDERING & LANGUAGE SEQUENCING
  • PROBLEM SENSITIVITY & REASONING
  • SELECTIVE ATTENTION
  • VISUALIZATION
  • SPATIAL ORIENTATION

AVAILABLE NOW! - This law enforcement entrance course has been developed from the “official” exam announcement to ensure that the P.T.S. Police Officer & Deputy Sheriff Entrance Examination Course will be on target!  This is a three (3) session online course with more than a hundred practice questions and more than three (3) hours of audio instruction.  This course and all material posted within the sessions will remain available through the 2022 state-wide law enforcement entrance examinations.  As always, P.T.S. students will be at the top of the list!

Sergeant

2022 - Sergeant / First-line Supervisor / Criminal Investigator

Sergeant/First-Line Supervisor/Investigator Promotional Examination Course

The P.T.S. Sergeant/First-Line Supervisor/Investigator Course includes the P.T.S. Digests, Practice Questions with Answers and Audio Lectures covering:

  • SUPERVISION OF POLICE PERSONNEL
    Iannone’s Seventh, Eighth & Ninth Editions (and other authoritative sources)
  • NEW YORK CRIMINAL JUSTICE LAWS & STATUTES
    Penal Law, Criminal Procedure Law, Family Court Act, Vehicle & Traffic Law and
    New York State Court of Appeals and United States Supreme Court Decisions
  • LAW ENFORCEMENT METHODS & PRACTICES
    New York State Manual for Police (and modern criminalistics and tactical sources)
  • READING COMPREHENSION
    Paragraph Rearrangement, Sentence Coherence, Reasoning, Judgment and
    Interpretive Preparation of Written Materials in a Police Setting

AVAILABLE NOW! - This 15 session course is designed to prepare Police Officers, Detectives and Investigators for their upcoming First-Line Supervisor Examination.  This course will contain written materials, practice questions and audio instruction in all of the subject matter areas that will appear on the Sergeant and Criminal Investigator  Examinations.  This course and all material posted within the sessions will remain available through the date of the May/June 2022 Sergeant/First-Line Supervisor/Investigator Examinations.  As always, this P.T.S. Course will be on target!

Available Cram Sessions

P.T.S. Announces Our

“On-Target”

ONE-DAY CRAM COURSE

for the upcoming statewide 

 

SERGEANT & INVESTIGATOR

PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS

(Exam Date: June 11, 2022)

 

ONE-DAY LIVE CRAM SESSIONS will be held:

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SUNDAY, MAY 22ND

Pace Law School

78 North Broadway - Moot Court Room

White Plains, New York 10601

(WESTCHESTER COUNTY)

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 25TH

American Legion Post

4 Everett Road Extension

Albany, New York 12205

(ALBANY COUNTY) 

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CLASS TIMES:

10:00 AM TO 4:00 PM 

DOORS OPEN AT 9:00 AM

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SUPERVISION AND ADMINISTRATION

LAW – P.L., C.P.L., F.C.A. and V.T.L.

LAW ENFORCEMENT PRACTICES

READING COMPREHENSION & INTERPRETATION

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Cram Course Tuition:

$150 FOR STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THE FULL ONLINE 15-SESSION COURSE.

(P.T.S. online course students must be logged into their account to receive the reduced pricing.)

$250 FOR THOSE WHO ARE NOT ENROLLED IN THE 15-SESSION COURSE.

 

We will not accept credit cards at the location and only students who have registered online for the Cram Course are guaranteed a seat. 

When the room is full, the Cram Course is closed out!

 

NOTE: The recording of the May 21ST online Zoom CRAM Course will be made available to ALL CRAM COURSE students, including those who attend the in-person classes. 

 

NOTE FURTHER: After the Online Zoom CRAM Course, we will also make available online CRAM Course enrollment for students to receive access to the online Zoom CRAM Course recording and to receive the CRAM Course material via overnight mail.

 

Sun, May 22, 2022 10:00 AM - SUNDAY, MAY 22ND - LIVE ONE-DAY SERGEANT / INVESTIGATOR CRAM SESSION AT PACE LAW SCHOOL - MOOT COURT ROOM - 78 NORTH BROADWAY WHITE PLAINS, NEW YORK 10601

Wed, May 25, 2022 10:00 AM - WEDNESDAY, MAY 25TH - LIVE ONE-DAY SERGEANT / INVESTIGATOR CRAM SESSION AT AMERICAN LEGION POST 4 EVERETT ROAD EXTENSION ALBANY, NEW YORK 12205

Lieutenant & Captain

2022 - LIEUTENANT & CAPTAIN/SECOND & THIRD-LINE SUPERVISOR

Lieutenant & Captain /Second & Third-Line Promotional Examination Course

The P.T.S. Lieutenant & Captain/Second & Third-Line Course includes the P.T.S. Digests, Practice Questions with Answers and Audio Lectures covering:

• SUPERVISION OF POLICE PERSONNEL 
Iannone's Seventh Edition (and other authoritative sources)
• NEW YORK CRIMINAL JUSTICE LAWS & STATUTES 
Penal Law, Criminal Procedure Law, Family Court Act, Vehicle & Traffic Law and
New York State Court of Appeals and United States Supreme Court Decisions
• LAW ENFORCEMENT METHODS & PRACTICES
New York State Manual for Police (and modern criminalistics and tactical sources)
• READING COMPREHENSION
Paragraph Rearrangement, Sentence Coherence, Reasoning, Judgment and
Interpretive Preparation of Written Materials in a Police Setting
• ADMINISTRATIVE POLICE SUPERVISON
• POLICE ADMINISTRATION

Available June, 2022 - This 9 session course is designed to prepare candidates for the difficult and advanced questions that will appear on the Second & Third-Line Supervisor Examination. This course contains written materials, practice questions and audio instruction covering the subject matter areas that will appear on the advanced promotional examinations.  This course and all material posted within the sessions will remain available through the date of the Fall 2022 Lieutenant & Captain / Second & Third-Line Supervisor Promotional Examinations.  As always, this P.T.S. Course will be on target!

Chief

2023 - POLICE CHIEF AND ASSISTANT POLICE CHIEF

Police Chief/Assistant Chief Promotional Examination Course

The P.T.S. Police Chief/Assistant Chief Course includes the P.T.S. Digests, Practice Questions with Answers and Audio Lectures covering:

• SUPERVISION OF POLICE PERSONNEL
Iannone's Supervision of Police Personnel (and other authoritative sources)
• NEW YORK CRIMINAL JUSTICE LAWS & STATUTES
Penal Law, Criminal Procedure Law, Family Court Act, Vehicle & Traffic Law and
New York State Court of Appeals and United States Supreme Court Decisions
• LAW ENFORCEMENT METHODS & PRACTICES
New York State Manual for Police (and modern criminalistics and tactical sources)
• READING COMPREHENSION
Paragraph Rearrangement, Sentence Coherence, Reasoning, Judgment and
Interpretive Preparation of Written Materials in a Police Setting
• ADMINISTRATIVE POLICE SUPERVISION & ADMINISTRATION
• JOB SIMULATION EXERCISES IN POLICE ADMINISTRATION AND COMMAND
   In-Basket and Situational Decision Making Exercises

Available December, 2022 - This online course for the March, 2023 Police Chief/Assistant Chief Promotional Examination will contain the materials and audio instruction from the online 2022 Lieutenant & Captain/Second & Third-Line Course together with printed and mailed materials and instruction specific to the Police Administration, Administrative Police Supervision and Job Simulation Exercises In Police Administration and Command questions which are unique to the Police Chief/Assistant Chief Promotional Examinations.  This course and all material posted within the sessions will remain available through the date of the 2023 Police Chief & Assistant Chief examinations.  As always, this P.T.S. Course will be on target!