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!

Available Cram Sessions

P.T.S. Announces Our “On-Target” One-Day Cram Course

to prepare candidates for the upcoming

POLICE OFFICER ENTRANCE EXAMINATION

(Scheduled for September 17, 2022 - you must apply with the local Civil Service Office to take the exam.)

 

A One-Day Live Online ZOOM Cram Course

will be held on:

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2022
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

A HARD COPY OF ALL COURSE WRITTEN MATERIALS WILL BE DELIVERED VIA OVERNIGHT MAIL TO

ALL REGISTERED STUDENTS IN ADVANCE* OF THE LIVE ONLINE CRAM COURSE

(*must be registered before August 25th)

 

All course instruction and materials will include:

TECHNIQUES & EXERCISES

- and -

SUBJECT MATTER AREA BREAKDOWNS & HUNDREDS OF PRACTICE QUESTIONS

that comprehensively cover the

STATE-WIDE LAW ENFORCEMENT ENTRANCE WRITTEN TEST

designed to evaluate and enhance your knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas:

 SITUATIONAL JUDGMENT

LANGUAGE FLUENCY

INFORMATION ORDERING & LANGUAGE SEQUENCING

PROBLEM SENSITIVITY & REASONING

SELECTIVE ATTENTION

VISUALIZATION

SPATIAL ORIENTATION

 

The recording of the Zoom Cram Course will be made available to all cram course students. 

 

Cram Course Tuition: $175

 

Sat, Aug 27, 2022 10:00 AM - AUGUST 27, 2022 - LIVE ONLINE ZOOM CRAM COURSE TO PREPARE FOR THE SEPTEMBER 17, 2022 LAW ENFORCEMENT (POLICE OFFICER) ENTRANCE EXAMINATION

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

CLOSED OUT - 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

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 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 2022 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 COURSES

for the upcoming statewide

 

LIEUTENANT  &  CAPTAIN

 

PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS

Exam Date: October 22, 2022

 

ONE-DAY LIVE CLASSROOM CRAM SESSIONS will be held:

 

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30TH

Irish American Center

297 Willis Avenue  

Mineola, N.Y. 11501 

(NASSAU COUNTY)

 

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SATURDAY OCTOBER 1ST

Pace Law School

78 North Broadway

White Plains, N.Y. 10603

(WESTCHESTER COUNTY)

 

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SUNDAY OCTOBER 2ND

Live Online Zoom

Written materials will be delivered to registered students via FEDEX in advance of this online CRAM COURSE.

&

The recording of this webinar will be made available to ALL CRAM COURSE students.

 

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CLASS TIMES:  10:00 AM TO 4:00 PM 

 

DOORS OPEN AT:  9:00 AM

 

Our CRAM COURSE materials will include BREAKDOWNS, CHARTS, EXERCISES, and THE P.T.S. POINTS TO REMEMBER!

 

 SUPERVISION AND ADMINISTRATION

 

LAW – P.L., C.P.L., F.C.A. and V.T.L

 

LAW ENFORCEMENT PRACTICES

 

READING 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!

 

Fri, Sep 30, 2022 10:00 AM - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30TH AT 10:00 A.M. LIVE IN-PERSON CRAM COURSE AT THE IRISH AMERICAN CENTER AT 297 WILLIS AVENUE MINEOLA, N.Y. 11501

Sat, Oct 1, 2022 10:00 AM - SATURDAY OCTOBER 1ST AT 10:00 A.M. LIVE IN-PERSON CRAM COURSE AT PACE LAW SCHOOL AT 78 NORTH BROADWAY WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. 10603

Sun, Oct 2, 2022 10:00 AM - SUNDAY OCTOBER 2ND AT 10:00 A.M. LIVE ONLINE ZOOM CRAM COURSE WITH WRITTEN MATERIALS DELIVERED VIA FEDEX

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!