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POLICE OFFICER TEST INFORMATION:

You will be directed to fill an application out and submitted online via this link. This is the first step in your journey with the Inglewood Police Department. You will then receive an email inviting you to one of our testing dates (for more information please see the dates at the bottom of this page.) You will take both the written test and the Physical Agility Test (PAT) on the same day, so please arrive dressed in workout attire.

Upon successful completion of the Inglewood Written Test and the Inglewood PAT, please click on "Forms and Information" on the left side of this page and download and complete the "Pre-Investigative Questionnaire." You must bring a completed "Pre-Investigative Questionnaire" with you to your Oral Board Interview.

The Written and Physical Agility tests are held one Saturday a month at St. Mary's Academy.  

St. Mary's Academy

701 Grace Avenue

Inglewood, CA 90301

The WRITTEN TEST STARTS PROMPTLY AT 8AM, please arrive early.  

LATE APPLICANTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. 

ABOUT THE WRITTEN EXAMINATION 

The Written Examination consists of the following:

  • Language Skills - Reading Comprehension
  • Language Skills - Spelling
  • Language Skills - Vocabulary
  • Situation Reasoning - Inductive and Deductive Reasoning questions ask the candidate to draw inferences from general and specific statements.
  • Situational Reasoning - Name and Number Accuracy; Accuracy matching names, addresses, vehicle identification numbers, etc.

ABOUT THE PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST 

The Physical Agility Test consists of four exercises designed to measure strength and endurance. The examination consists of 

  • Pull-ups
  • Sit-ups
  • Push-ups 
  • 1 ½ mile run

Each event is scored and a minimum passing score is 282 points of a total maximum score of 565 points. 

INVITATIONS TO THE TESTING PROCESS  

The majority of invitations to participate in our testing processes are conducted via email. It is incumbent that applicants regularly check their email so as to not miss invites to participate. Please ensure that your email is legibly written on your application or your invitation to participate in our processes might not be received.

If the Inglewood Police Department (IPD) email is being marked as spam by you're service provider, please ensure you add it to your safe sender list. Instructions for major providers can be found on the inTouch Broadcast website. 

IF NO INVITATION IS RECEIVED

In the event you submit an application and do not get a response/invitation to the written examination, please contact the Background Section (310-412-5236) at least two (2) days prior to the test.

Testing Dates and Time

Month Written / PAT (8 a.m.)
Oral / Banding
Last Test Day in 2019 November 16, 2019 December 5, 2019
January January 11, 2020
TBA
February February 8, 2020
TBA
March March 14, 2020
TBA
April April 18, 2020
TBA
May
May 16, 2020
TBA
June June 13, 2020
TBA
July July 11, 2020
TBA
August
August 8, 2020
TBA
September September 12, 2020 
TBA
October October 10, 2020
TBA
November November 14, 2020
TBA
December N/A N/A