EXAM FORMS & NOTICE TO APPEAR INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS REGISTERED FOR THE MAKE-UP & MILITARY MAKE-UP
2009 POLICE OFFICER, CITIES & TOWNS AND MBTA TRANSIT POLICE
&
STATE TROOPER, MASS. DEPT. OF STATE POLICE

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OPEN COMPETITVE EXAMINATION
EXAM DATE: MILITARY MAKE-UP EXAM SCHEDULE.RTF rtf format of    Military Make-up Exam Schedule

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GENERAL EXAM INFORMATION

Exam components and Time Limit

The written examination has a time limit of 3 hours and consists of 3 components: the Ability Test, the Work Styles Questionnaire and the Life Experience Survey. As a general guideline, you should take approximately 15 minutes to read all of the instructions in the exam booklet (about 5 minutes for each set of instructions that precede each of the 3 components). You should spend about 2 hours on the Ability Test, and a TOTAL of approximately 45 minutes on the Work Styles Questionnaire AND the Life Experience Survey. Please note that these are just suggested times. You can divide the 3 hours among the 3 components as you wish. Please pace yourself accordingly. You may wear a watch to keep track of the time.

Sample Answer Sheet for the 2009 Police Officer/State Trooper Examination(PDF) pdf format of    sample_answersheet_potrooper2009.pdf  - Get Adobe pdf Reader
Sample answer sheet for the entry level Police Officer/State Trooper examination.


Orientation & preparation guide for the entry level Police Officer & State Trooper examination.

2009 Police Officer/State Trooper Exam Announcement(XML)

EXAM FORMS INFORMATION

FOR ALL APPLICANTS CLAIMING VETERAN OR DISABLED VETERAN STATUS
If you are claiming status as a veteran or disabled veteran and it has not be approved by this office for a prior exam, please refer to our Verifying Veteran's Status & Preference area in the Veteran & Active Duty Military Applicant Information section of our website AND bring the required documentation with you to the site on the exam date.

FOR ALL APPLICANTS WITH OPTIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/CLAIMS
Optional Qualifications/Claims Form (WORD) doc format of    2009potrooperoqcform_4109.doc
(e.g. MDPH EMT License, 402A/402B Preference, 412 Preference, Language Fluency)
NOTE: If you already submitted this information for this examination when you filed your application on-line or entered it into SOARIS, you will not need to complete or submit the Optional Qualifications/Claims Form.

FOR 2009 POLICE OFFICER EXAM APPLICANTS CLAIMING RESIDENCY PREFERENCE PLACEMENT & EMPLOYMENT CHOICE LOCATIONS
NOTE: If you already submitted this information for this examination when you filed your application on-line or entered it into SOARIS, you will not need to complete or submit the Residency Preference Claim & Employment Location Form.

2009 Police Officer Exam - Residency Preference Claim Information for Military Personnel(WORD) doc format of    2009 Police Officer Exam - Residency...  Information for Military Personnel Claiming Residency Preference for the 2009 Police Officer Entry Level Exam.

Residency Preference Claim & Employment Location Selection Worksheet(XML)
Worksheet & Instructions for claiming residency preference and employment location selections. You will be required to transfer the information from the worksheet to an actual scannable Residency Preference & Employment Location Selection form. If you do not receive the scannable form in the mail before the date of the examination please call 617.878.9700.





FOR 2009 POLICE OFFICER EXAM APPLICANTS CLAIMING EMPLOYMENT OR EXPERIENCE CREDIT
Open Competitive Police Officer Employment or Experience Credit Information Sheet & Form(WORD) doc format of    2009_po_open_ee_claim_form.doc  PDF pdf format of    2009_po_open_ee_claim_form.pdf  RTF rtf format of    2009_po_open_ee_claim_form.rtf
For experience credit eligible applicants with prior employment or experience as a Police Officer or in a related title:

1. Complete claim form AND bring the completed form along with required supporting documentation to the exam site on exam day.
OR
2. Submit the completed form with required supporting documentation within 7 calendar days (May 2, 2009) by certified mail, with return receipt requested to the Human Resources Division, Civil Service Unit, One Ashburton Place, Room 301, Boston, MA 02108. Documents postmarked after May 2, 2009 will not be reviewed by this office.

FOR 2009 STATE TROOPER EXAM APPLICANTS
No exam form specifically required of applicants.

NOTICE TO APPEAR INFORMATION

Notification of your assigned make-up & military make-up examination site were mailed to applicants on Monday, September 14, 2009 for this examination.

Last update: 09/17/2009 12:00 p.m. eastern


This information provided by the Human Resources Division.