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PDET 302 Police Detective Test

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Test Number: 
PDET302
Test Audience: 
Police
Test Type: 
Promotional
Time Limit: 
2 hours 30 minutes
Questions: 
100
Price: $16.00

POLICE DETECTIVE (PDET) 300 SERIES

2 HOURS, 30 MINUTES | 100-ITEM TEST

The PDET 300 series was designed to assess whether candidates have the competencies to perform successfully at the rank of detective in a law enforcement agency. PDET 301 and 302 each contain three subtests, which are listed below along with examples of some of the competencies they assess.

  1. Police Investigative Procedures. Knowing the procedures and techniques of criminal investigations (e.g., interviewing and interrogating, surveillance), and the proper procedures for documenting, gathering and preserving evidence is critical for detectives. (29 items)
  2. Laws Related to Police Work. This subtest will make sure your candidates know what constitutes probable cause; the laws and rules of evidence; and the laws and procedures of detention and arrest, interviewing and interrogation, and search and seizure. (37 items)
  3. Concepts for Writing & Completing Reports, Records and Paperwork. Your agency could win — or lose — a case based on whether or not your detectives can write in an accurate, clear, concise, and organized manner, as well as their knowledge of the principles and techniques for accurately completing crime reports, arrest reports and warrants. (34 items)
All promotional and customized tests have a required Reading List. Candidates must receive the Reading List at least 60 days prior to the exam in order to have adequate time to acquire and study each book on the list. You can obtain online a current copy of the Reading List for your promotional test.
PDET 302 Content Items
Police investigation procedures 29
Laws related to police work 37
Concepts for writing and completing reports, records and paperwork 34
Total 100

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PDET 301 is also available.

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