Entry Level Testing (ELT) includes a physical abilities test and a written test.
The physical abilities testing, which consists of pushups, sit-ups and a two (2) mile run, is pass/fail.
No rescheduling of individual portions of the testing process is permitted.
The written test consists of a timed, twelfth grade equivalency test, that covers math, spelling, vocabulary and reading comprehension. Click the below link for a study guide and test taking tips.
OSP Written Test Study Guide and Test Taking Tips
An applicant who fails any portion of testing can reapply at any time and repeat the complete testing process at the next test period.
Those applicants that successfully pass the physical abilities test will be given take a pre-employment psychological test to determine suitability for a career in law enforcement.
Applicants will also be sent a comprehensive personal history form by email to complete. The personal history forms are required to be completed and returned within two weeks.