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 March, 2022 - 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!

Available Cram Sessions

P.T.S. ANNOUNCES THE SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2021, LIVE FIT FOR DUTY PHYSICAL AGILITY TRAINING CLASS

 

WHO:        Students - All Police Officer Candidates inside New York State

                  Instructors - Law Enforcement Physical Fitness Trainers

 

WHAT:       Police Officer Entrance Physical Agility Test Assessment and Training.

 

WHEN:      September 26, 2021 - 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

WHERE:    174 Brady Ave, Hawthorne, NY 10532 - NorthEast Health & Performance's Gym

 

WHY:          Be prepared to answer the call and pass the police officer physical agility test!

 

 

TUITION IS $40

This class is open to the first 40 students who register.

Once there are 40 students registered, the class is closed out!

 

Sun, Sep 26, 2021 12:00 PM - SEPTEMBER 26, 2021,12 NOON TO 2 P.M. LIVE FIT FOR DUTY POLICE OFFICER PHYSICAL AGILITY TRAINING CLASS IN HAWTHORNE, NY (WESTCHESTER COUNTY) 174 Brady Ave - NorthEast Health & Performance's Gym Hawthorne, NY 10532

Sergeant

2021 - Sergeant / First-line Supervisor / Criminal Investigator

ACCESS TO THIS COURSE WILL CONTINUE THROUGH OCTOBER 31, 2021.

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 January, 2022 - 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!

Lieutenant & Captain

2020 - Lieutenant & Captain/Second & Third-Line Supervisor

ACCESS TO THIS COURSE HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH OCTOBER 16, 2021, FOR THOSE STUDENTS WHOSE 2020 EXAMINATION HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL 2021.

Lieutenant & Captain

2021 - 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 NOW!  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 2021 Lieutenant & Captain / Second & Third-Line Supervisor Promotional 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

 

LIEUTENANT  &  CAPTAIN

PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS

(Exam Date: October 16, 2021)

 

ONE-DAY LIVE CLASSROOM CRAM SESSIONS will be held:

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23RD

American Legion Post

4 Everett Road Extension

Albany, New York 12205

(ALBANY COUNTY)

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25TH 

  Live Online Zoom

Materials will be delivered via FedEx.

Recording of this Zoom will be available on September 26th to ALL CRAM COURSE students, including those who attend the in-person classes.

10:00 AM TO 4:00 PM  -  DOORS OPEN AT 9:00 AM

 

SUPERVISION AND ADMINISTRATION

LAW – P.L., C.P.L., F.C.A. and V.T.L.

LAW ENFORCEMENT PRACTICES

READING COMPREHENSION & INTERPRETATION

 

Cram Course Tuition:

$150 FOR STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THE FULL ONLINE 9-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 9-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!

 

Thu, Sep 23, 2021 10:00 AM - SEPTEMBER 23, 2021 - LIEUTENANT & CAPTAIN / SECOND- & THIRD-LINE SUPERVISOR CRAM COURSE (LIVE IN-PERSON IN ALBANY COUNTY ) American Legion Post - 4 Everett Road Extension Albany NY 12205

Sat, Sep 25, 2021 10:00 AM - SEPTEMBER 25, 2021 - LIEUTENANT & CAPTAIN / SECOND- & THIRD-LINE SUPERVISOR CRAM COURSE (LIVE ONLINE ZOOM)

Chief

2021 - Police Chief and Assistant Police Chief

ACCESS TO THIS COURSE WILL REMAIN AVAILABLE THROUGH OCTOBER 31, 2021.

Chief

2022 - 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, 2021 - This online course for the March, 2022 Police Chief/Assistant Chief Promotional Examination will contain the materials and audio instruction from the online 2021 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 2022 Police Chief & Assistant Chief examinations.  As always, this P.T.S. Course will be on target!