Getting Prepared

PHYSICAL ABILITIES TEST (1.5 mile Run)

  1. Fueling and Hydration
  2. Dress attire
  3. Warm up
  4. Deep breathing
  5. Running form
  6. Pace yourself
  7. Mental preparation

PHYSICAL ABILITIES TEST (Obstacle Course)

  1. Fueling and Hydration
  2. Dress attire
  3. Deep breathing
  4. Pace yourself
  5. Mental preparation

WRITTEN EXAM

  1. eSkills – Basic comprehension exam
  2. Timed exam
  3. 40 questions / 20 minutes
  4. Practice exam available

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BEHAVIOR INTERVIEW

  1. What to expect? Observance of body language and intellectual responses.
  2. What to wear? Wardrobe change is not expected or required. Your athletic wear – worn during PAT – is acceptable. (Note: During inclement weather conditions, candidates are encouraged to bring a second set of clothing to be comfortable and dry during the interview and written exam.)

 

IN-TAKE PROCESS

  1. Bring the printed copy of the complete application, applicants are required to bring all requested documents
  2. Your high school transcript (and college transcript, if applicable) should be ordered timely and is not expected to arrive at the MPD Training Academy during the time your application is presented.

 

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION

  1. Who is my assigned MPD Background Investigator?
  2. What is their extension number?
  3. How soon should I hear from my Background Investigator?
  4. What is required of me?

 

PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAM

  1. 700 question exam
  2. Expect to test approximately 4 hours
  3. Dress comfortable-casual

 

CLINICAL INTERVIEW

  1. Meet one-on-one with the Psychologist
  2. Come professionally dressed to impress

 

MEDICAL ASSESSMENT

  1. Expect to be at the medical facility for testing approximately 3 to 4 hours
  2. Dress comfortable
  3. Be prepared for physical exertion

 

CANDIDATE PROCESSING SESSION

  1. What to bring?
  2. What to expect
  3. How to dress?

 

ORIENTATION

  1. What to bring?
  2. What to expect?
  3. How to dress?

 

FIRST DAY AT TRAINING ACADEMY

  1. What should I know?
  2. What to expect?
  3. How to dress?