Preparing yourself for the police interview

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Preparing Yourself for your Police Interview


 

  • police officerCall the agency for directions to the interview site, if you at all uncertain about the location.
  • Review your application and background statement. Be familiar with key aspects of your education, job history, and driving record.
  • Research the DepartmentóDo youíre homework! Talk with some law enforcement officers.
  • "Ride-a-longs" and facility tours can be most informative.
  • Get a good nightís sleep. You will need it.
  • Look sharp. Dress professionally. Select a conservative suit of clothing.
  • Minimize jewelry.
  • Be able to clearly and convincingly state your interest in law enforcement.
  • Prepare a few relevant questions to ask the Oral Interview Board. This conveys your genuine interest and preparation.
  • Arrive at least 1/2 hour early.
  • Anticipate key interview questions & practice answering them with family member or friend.
  • Be willing to ask that questions be repeated or clarified if you donít understand them.
  • Relate to interviewers in confident, courteous, and respectful fashion.

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Preparing yourself for the police interview