The Academy offers entrance assessment and pre-employment testing for Law Enforcement, Fire Services, Dispatch Communications and Corrections candidates.
National Testing Network
Some of our Law Enforcement agencies use the National Testing Network's pre-employment written test administered by The Academy. If you need to register for the NTN Exam please click here to view test information, upcoming test dates or to make a reservation.
Written Test Resources
The following websites provide practice tests and skills training to assist in student success.
The National Testing Network's pre-employment written test is administered by The Academy and is a testing instrument that may be required by certain fire agencies for which you are applying.
POST Written Dispatch test
While the following tests are not required in order to register for The Academy’s Basic Dispatcher or Basic Dispatcher-Extended courses, agencies to which you may be applying might require a T-score from the POST Entry-level Dispatcher Selection Test Battery.
Criticall Dispatch test
In addition, the CritiCall Test may be required by some agencies. Examinees may want to use the exam as a valuable hands-on tool to evaluate their abilities and overall interest in a career as a public safety dispatcher.