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

2019 - White Plains Police Officer Entrance Examination Course

The P.T.S. White Plains Police Officer Entrance Examination Course includes Techniques for Answering Civil Service Examination Questions and Practice Questions with Answers and Lectures covering:

  • MEMORY FOR FACTS AND INFORMATION
  • PREPARING WRITTEN MATERIAL IN A POLICE SETTING
  • READING, UNDERSTANDING, AND INTERPRETING WRITTEN INFORMATION
  • APPLYING WRITTEN INFORMATION IN POLICE SITUATIONS
    (Rules, Regulations, Policies, Procedures, Directives, etc.)
  • LEGAL REASONING SKILLS
    (Inductive, Deductive and Syllogistic)
  • JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING METHODS

AVAILABLE NOW - This entrance course has been developed from the “official” exam announcements to ensure that the P.T.S. White Plains Police Officer Entrance Examination Course will be on target!  This is a three (3) session course with hundreds of practice questions and more than six (6) hours of audio instruction.  This course and all material posted within the sessions will remain available through the 2019 White Plains Police Officer state-wide entrance examination on November 23, 2019.  As always, P.T.S. students will be at the top of the list!

********** IMPORTANT NOTE **********

This current P.T.S. ONLINE Course is now only applicable to those candidates taking the City of White Plains Police Officer Entrance Examination on November 23, 2019.

The New York State Department of Civil Service has most recently drastically changed the Police Officer (Law Enforcment Officer) Entrance Examination. 

Anyone taking the Police Officer or Deputy Sheriff Entrance Examination on September 14, 2019 is stongly encouraged to attend the below one-day live cram course to prepare for this ultra competitive examination.

Available Cram Sessions

P.T.S. Announces Our “On-Target” ONE-DAY CRAM COURSE for the upcoming


POLICE OFFICER & DEPUTY SHERIFF WRITTEN EXAMINATION


THIS ONE-DAY LIVE CLASSROOM CRAM SESSION will be held:


SATURDAY, AUGUST 17th


IBEW Local Union 363 - 67 Commerce Drive S. - Harriman, NY 10926


CLASS TIMES: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM - DOORS OPEN AT: 9:00 AM


Course instruction and materials will include

TECHNIQUES & EXERCISES

- and -

SUBJECT MATTER AREA BREAKDOWNS & PRACTICE QUESTIONS 

 that comprehensively cover the 

NEW STATE-WIDE LAW ENFORCEMENT ENTRANCE WRITTEN TEST 

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


SITUATIONAL JUDGMENT


LANGUAGE FLUENCY


INFORMATION ORDERING & LANGUAGE SEQUENCING


PROBLEM SENSITIVITY & REASONING


SELECTIVE ATTENTION


VIZUALIZATION


SPATIAL ORIENTATION

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This P.T.S. live one-day new entrance exam course is sponsored by the Police Chiefs’ Association of Orange County.


Full Day Cram Course Tuition:

$125 for residents of Orange County

and

$225 for non-residents of Orange County


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!


08/17/2019 @ 10:00 AM - 2019 - POLICE OFFICER & DEPUTY SHERIFF ENTRANCE EXAM CRAM COURSE (ORANGE COUNTY), IBEW Local Union 363 - 67 Commerce Drive S. Harriman NY 10926

Register for a cram session

Sergeant

2020 - 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 and Eighth 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, 2020 - 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 Supervising Criminal Investigator Examinations.  This course and all material posted within the sessions will remain available through the date of the May/June 2019 Sergeant/First-Line Supervisor/Investigator Examinations.  As always, this P.T.S. Course will be on target!

Lieutenant & Captain

2019 - 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 2019 Lieutenant & Captain / Second & Third-Line Supervisor Promotional Examinations.  As always, this P.T.S. Course will be on target!

Chief

2020 - 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, 2019  - This online course for the March, 2020 Police Chief/Assistant Chief Promotional Examination will contain the materials and audio instruction from the online 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 2020 Police Chief & Assistant Chief examinations.  As always, this P.T.S. Course is on target!