We are Police Career and Promotion Services, LLC - and our affiliates, Finests.com and LJCraig.com. We are an educational and testing company founded in 1985 BY police officers, FOR police officers! We've been successful Law Enforcement educators, test writers, assessors, résumé writers and employment and promotion testing consultants and career counselors and coaches since 1985.
We are a
testing company for police agencies around the U.S.,
providing written exams, oral board and assessment center
services to help those agencies choose the best candidates for
As an educational tool, we provide these professionally written promotional exams from all the major law enforcement textbooks to professionals like YOU - police officers, deputy sheriffs and other law enforcement personnel to practice with to improve their scores in their law enforcement agency promotional exams.
Our attorney writes
from National and State law enforcement legal textbooks and
state legal guidelines. Our affiliates provide oral board and
assessment center counseling and coaching services to entry
level and promotion candidates. Our related site is
PolicePromotion.net, where we offer police promotion candidates
the ability to also utilize Flash Card and Advanced Online and
Advanced Desktop Exam Sets for study
by individual titles,
promotional testing course. All our newer edition police
promotion exams and many older editions are available as
individual Flash Card and
Advanced Online and Desktop Exam Sets with hundreds of extra questions per title.
We are current or former Law Enforcement Supervisors and Commanders with many years of Police Pre-employment and Promotional Testing, Assessment, Personnel, Interviewing, Training, Supervisory and Management Experience.
Lt. Paul Patti (ret),
a 27+ year law enforcement veteran, police command officer,
published author, "Hardass" interviewer, and the author of HUNDREDS
of Police Promotional Exams. Paul has written over twenty-thousand validated
police promotional test questions from over two-hundred police
textbooks and editions.
Paul is also the original designer of the highly successful and always complimented Business-Quality Marketing Résumé for law enforcement executives!
Paul also is the original designer of the Situational-Concept Written Exam, a very difficult and challenging advanced management and supervisory exam that challenges a candidate's understanding of 50 - 60 of the major concepts from a textbook, placing him or her in scenarios and asking if the correct decision was made. This exam is known to be highly challenging, job related and a highly valid predictor of success in police supervisory and management ranks.
His law enforcement experience includes being third-in-command of a 145 person police agency, 16+ years as a department commander, 4 years in charge of hiring and interviewing, and 17+ years as a permanent member of the department's Oral Interview Panel where he was the "Hardass" member that interviewed OVER 500 applicants for law enforcement positions.
His training and education include a B.A. in Criminal Justice, a graduate of the Southern Police Institute and many other certifications, and thousands of hours of law enforcement training.
His experience also includes Personnel Commander, Police Firearms and Academy Instructor, Training Supervisor, Patrol Commander, SWAT Commander, Criminal Investigations Commander, Acting Chief of Police, Acting Deputy Chief of Police, and many other department assignments.
Besides being Director of PoliceCareer.com and PolicePromotion.com, Police Career and Promotion Services, LLC - Lt. Patti also works as a professional police promotional test writer and consultant, in-basket assessment designer, structured interview designer and assessor, subject matter expert, consultant in police promotional test and assessment design, and all other aspects of police promotional testing and assessment systems.
Read Paul's many articles written for PoliceLink!
Our affilliate, Finests.com is led by Bill Reilly, who retired from the Hartford (CT) Police Department as an Assistant Chief of Police, climbing through the ranks by being promoted in the #1 position on each of his promotional lists (Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain, Assistant Chief) after testing against as many as 200 competitors.
Bill is certified as both a professional coach and as a law enforcement instructor, having taught thousands of law enforcement officers throughout the country. His law enforcement leadership experience includes assignments as chief of staff, police academy commander, patrol district commander and bomb squad commander.
Additionally, Bill graduated from the FBI National
Academy & holds a Master's degree in Organizational Communication.
For more information on how Bill can help you ‘Lead, Influence, and Achieve’, visit Finests.com or give him a call at 860-647-7993. Let Bill know if you are a PoliceCareer.com client in order to qualify for an enhanced coaching package.
Linsey Willis, LJ Craig and Associates, is one of the nation’s
foremost authorities on assessment centers and structured
interviews. She has worked in the field designing and
implementing assessment center processes for over 30 years.
If you are facing an in-basket, leaderless group or ANY assessment center testing, you can receive personal coaching and counseling from one of the nation’s leading authorities and coaches. Dr. Willis’ resume and other information about her impressive credentials can be found HERE.
Dr. Willis is is available for private, personal phone, online or in-person coaching and counseling. For more information, call Dr. Willis at 561-750-8669, or review her police promotion coaching packages HERE. Let Dr. Willis know if you are a PoliceCareer.com client in order to qualify for an enhanced assessment coaching package.
Help from one of the nation’s leading experts in the field is just a click and a phone call away!
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