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

2020 - 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 2020 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 for the upcoming

POLICE OFFICER & DEPUTY SHERIFF (LAW ENFORCEMENT) ENTRANCE WRITTEN EXAMINATION
being held on September 26, 2020


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

SUNDAY, AUGUST 30, 2020 - 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM


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


Written course materials will be mailed to students in advance of this CRAM COURSE.


This P.T.S. online live one-day CRAM SESSION will be recorded and the recording will be made available for review by registered students through the date of the exam!


Cram Course Tuition: $150


08/30/2020 @ 10:00 AM - Police Officer & Deputy Sheriff (Law Enforcement) Entrance Exam One-Day Online CRAM COURSE - August 30, 2020,

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, 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 Supervising Criminal Investigator Examinations.  This course and all material posted within the sessions will remain available through the date of the May/June 2020 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 (6+ Hhours) ONLINE CRAM COURSE VIDEO RECORDING


for the upcoming statewide


SERGEANT/FIRST-LINE SUPERVISOR/INVESTIGATOR PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS
(Exam Date: June 13, 2020 - or possibly later in 2020)


Our CRAM COURSE written materials include BREAKDOWNS, CHARTS, SCHEMATICS, EXERCISES, and THE P.T.S. POINTS TO REMEMBER COVERING:


SUPERVISION AND ADMINISTRATION

PENAL LAW & CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW

FAMILY COURT ACT & VEHICLE & TRAFFIC LAW

LAW ENFORCEMENT PRACTICES

READING INTERPRETATION


We will send you the CRAM COURSE written materials via FedEx within 48 hours of your registration.


You will receive instructions about how to access the full CRAM COURSE VIDEO RECORDING, which will stay availble to you until after the date of your exam (even if it is postponed).


Online Cram Course Tuition:
$150 FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE ENROLLED IN THE FULL ONLINE 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 FULL ONLINE COURSE.


* Police Training Specialists Since 1968 *


05/16/2020 @ 09:00 AM - 2020 Sergeant / First-line Supervisor / Criminal Investigator Online Cram Course, LIVE ONLINE PROMOTIONAL EXAM CRAM COURSE RECORDING

Register for a cram session

Lieutenant & Captain

2020 - 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 2020 Lieutenant & Captain / Second & Third-Line Supervisor Promotional Examinations.  As always, this P.T.S. Course will be on target!

Chief

2021 - 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, 2020 - This online course for the March, 2021 Police Chief/Assistant Chief Promotional Examination contains the materials and audio instruction from the online 2020 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 2021 Police Chief & Assistant Chief examinations.  As always, this P.T.S. Course will be on target!