Testing Network (NTN) is a service provided to conduct entry level testing and ORPAT
testing in a standardized, professional environment. National Testing Network
does not replace the Oregon State Police’s responsibility and decision making
in the testing process. All candidate results are provided to OSP where the
final decisions are made for further evaluation.
Applicants must have successfully passed the Frontline National Law Enforcement Test with the National Testing Network (NTN) - Passing scores are accepted up to one year.
Passing Score means a minimum score of:
A score less than the values indicated above in any of the three tested categories results in a test failure. Applicants will have to wait three months to re-take the test.
Interested applicants that have not yet tested with NTN can go to the testing site link below:
Applicants who have previously achieved a
passing test score within one year (12 months) of an OSP open recruitment will be
accepted for consideration. Information
about the NTN process overall is available by clicking here:
*Out of state applicants not
having an NTN testing facility near them may travel to Oregon OR any NTN location to complete the
exam. A complete list of NTN’s testing facilities is located at:
ORPAT Physical Exam:
*THIS PHASE OF THE TESTING PROCESS MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO ANY QUALIFIED APPLICANT MOVING ONTO THE PRE-OFFER PSYCHOLOGICAL RISK ASSESSMENT.
Applicants can self-schedule an appropriate date and time to take the ORPAT by registering to take the test at:
Applicants who have passed the ORPAT within twelve months of filling out their NeoGov application may have their test score accepted by:
- Submitting a letter containing the administering agency's letterhead
- Letter must certify the test was conducted to the DPSST validated standard
- Attaching the letter as a scanned document within your NTN profile
A detailed link explaining the validated test components of the ORPAT can be found at:
Applicants who have taken the ORPAT and passed through NTN DO NOT have to submit proof of testing.
OSP will periodically be facilitating the ORPAT at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem, Oregon. Applicants will have had to receive a passing score on the NTN Frontline Law Enforcement exam in order to register for an ORPAT time slot.
**Applicants are urged to register to take the ORPAT through the NTN website as OSP does not guarantee any regular dates or times. OSP sponsored ORPAT testing will be advertised soon.
***This page only covers hiring phases two and three of our OSP application process.