IPMA-HR has developed study guides for our entry-level police and fire tests. These study guides are available either for purchase by your applicants or by your department directly for distribution to your applicants.

Entry-Level Police Officer Candidate Study Guide

The Entry-Level Police Officer Candidate Study Guide (3rd Edition) is designed to help candidates prepare to take any IPMA-HR entry-level, multiple-choice police officer test. The study guide helps candidates understand what each test assesses, and the content and types of questions found on each test. It also provides test-taking tips, a 100-item practice test, and explains the answers to 25 of the practice items.

  • Candidates may order the study guide online from Public Safety Compass for $20 + shipping and handling.
  • Agencies may order the study guide for their candidates directly from our website for $15/each. Study guides must be shipped directly to your agency’s TSA signer.

Entry-Level Firefighter Candidate Study Guide

The Entry-Level Firefighter Candidate Study Guide (2nd Edition) is designed to help candidates prepare to take any of IPMA-HR’s entry-level, multiple-choice firefighter tests. The study guide helps them understand what each test assesses, and the content and types of questions found on each test. It also provides test-taking tips, a 100-item practice test, and explains the answers to 25 of the practice items.

  • Candidates may order the study guide online from Public Safety Compass for $20 + shipping and handling.
  • Agencies may order the study guide directly from our website for $15/each. Study guides must be shipped directly to your agency’s TSA signer.