The written examination is composed questions testing the following topics:
Observation and Memory - As a police officer, having a good memory is an asset. The ability to recall and retain new information is a necessary job skill. Retained information includes facts or ideas presented, numbers, faces, vehicles, geographic location, maps, and patterns.
Written Communication – Police Officers need to have good communication skills. Officers also need to have the ability to write clear and concise reports to document investigations.
Reading Comprehension – A police officer needs to have the ability to read a passage of information, deduce information accurately from the information and be able to apply the information learned to solve questions that come up during investigations.
Analytical Ability – A police officer needs to have the ability to draw conclusions from given information (deductive reasoning) and find trends or patterns in series of facts (inductive reasoning)