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Criminal Justice Pre-Employment Testing

Delta College offers testing services for law enforcement candidates.

MCOLES Pre-Enrollment Tests

Test Dates
  • Sunday, November 12, 2017 (Registration & Payment Deadline: November 2, 2017)
  • Sunday, December 17, 2017 (Registration & Payment Deadline: December 7, 2017)
  • Sunday, January 7, 2018 (Registration & Payment Deadline: December 12, 2017)
  • Sunday, February 11, 2018 (Registration & Payment Deadline: February 1, 2018)
  • Sunday, March 4, 2018 (Registration & Payment Deadline: February 22, 2018)
  • Sunday, April 15, 2018 (Registration & Payment Deadline: April 5, 2018)
  • Sunday, May 6, 2018 (Registration & Payment Deadline: April 26, 2018)
  • Saturday, June 9, 2018 (Registration & Payment Deadline: May 31, 2018)
  • Saturday, July 14, 2018 (Registration & Payment Deadline: July 3, 2018)
  • Sunday, August 5, 2018 (Registration & Payment Deadline: July 26, 2018)
  • Sunday, September 9, 2018 (Registration & Payment Deadline: August 30, 2018)
  • Sunday, October 7, 2018 (Registration & Payment Deadline: September 27, 2018)
  • Sunday, November 11, 2018 (Registration & Payment Deadline: November 1, 2018)
  • Sunday, December 16, 2018 (Registration & Payment Deadline: December 6, 2018)
Reading/Writing Test Registration

For information and/or to register for the Reading/Writing Test, visit the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards.

The Reading/Writing Test will begin at 2pm in Room K111 (June and July testing will be held in Room M103) on Delta's main campus.

Reading/Writing Test Fee: $68

Physical Fitness Test Registration

For information regarding the Physical Fitness Test, visit the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards.

The Physical Fitness Test will begin at 11:30am at Delta College in the Pioneer Gym (Room N110) with the exception of testing performed in June and July which will be in Room P210. In order to participate in this test, you must bring a photo ID and a Physician's Health Screening Form that has been reviewed and signed by a physician (this form can be found on the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards).

Physical Fitness Test Fee: $45

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Michigan Sheriffs' Coordinating & Training Council Physical Abilities Test

Test Dates
  • Sunday, November 12, 2017 (Registration & Payment Deadline: November 2, 2017)
  • Sunday, December 17, 2017 (Registration & Payment Deadline: December 7, 2017)
  • Sunday, January 7, 2018 (Registration & Payment Deadline: December 12, 2017)
  • Sunday, February 11, 2018 (Registration & Payment Deadline: February 1, 2018)
  • Sunday, March 4, 2018 (Registration & Payment Deadline: February 22, 2018)
  • Sunday, April 15, 2018 (Registration & Payment Deadline: April 5, 2018)
  • Sunday, May 6, 2018 (Registration & Payment Deadline: April 26, 2018)
  • Saturday, June 9, 2018 (Registration & Payment Deadline: May 31, 2018)
  • Saturday, July 14, 2018 (Registration & Payment Deadline: July 3, 2018)
  • Sunday, August 5, 2018 (Registration & Payment Deadline: July 26, 2018)
  • Sunday, September 9, 2018 (Registration & Payment Deadline: August 30, 2018)
  • Sunday, October 7, 2018 (Registration & Payment Deadline: September 27, 2018)
  • Sunday, November 11, 2018 (Registratio & Payment Deadline: November 1, 2018)
  • Sunday, December 16, 2018 (Registration & Payment Deadline: December 6, 2018)
Reading/Writing Test Registration

For information and/or to register for the Reading/Writing Test, visit Empco, Inc.

The Reading/Writing Test will begin at 11:30am in Room K111 (June and July testing will be held in Room M103) on Delta's Main Campus.

Reading/Writing Test Fee: $75

General Information

Pre-Hire
Applicant testing must be successfully completed within six months preceding date of hire. If an applicant is not hired within six months of the test date, s/he must successfully complete the physical test again in order to be hired. A pre-hire will not be permitted to take the physical fitness test more than three time in any 12 month period.

Passing Score
If all parts of the test are completed properly and within the time limits, a passing score shall be issued. Failure of any portion of the test shall result in a failing score. The entire test must be repeated if any portion is failed.

Health and Safety Precautions
Any individual taking a physical fitness test is assumed to have no physical/medical condition which would affect testing. If at any time during the test, the examiner conducting the test observes symptoms which may indicate an unsafe health condition, the test will be stopped. If the test is stopped by the examiner because of an unsafe health condition, an incomplete will be issued. When medically cleared to take the test, the participant will be allowed to retake the test without having the attempt count against them.

Requirements

The Physical Abilities Test consists of the following:

Test Description
Weight Carry  A 40 lb. weight will be carried a total distance of 100 feet. Half-way through, the weight will be placed down on the floor and picked back up again. 
Stair Climb To achieve ascending a six story building, five flights of stairs will be ascended and descended.  Candidates will have to climb up and down a four step staircase fifteen times. The four step ladder is exactly 1/3 a flight of stairs in a standard U.S. building.
Obstacle Run Candidates will run approximately 330 feet. They will loop around a total of six cones. The cones will be staggered approximately 45 feet apart.
Peg Board A candidate will have to manipulate a "notched" peg to place it into a peg board in a specific direction (much like a key). They will need to insert a total of ten pegs in the peg board.
Dummy Drag A 165 lb. dummy will be dragged 22.5 feet to a turnaround point and back. The total drag will be 45 feet. The dummy will start face-down on the ground, feet facing the center court. The candidate must flip the dummy stomach up and turn the dummy so its head is facing the center before starting to drag. When returning the dummy back across the line, the candidate must return the dummy to a stomach down position.

Lie-Down/Stand-Ups

Candidate will lie down on their back, then stand up with knees straight and lie down on their stomach and stand up with knees straight.  This will constitute one cycle. They will need to complete five cycles. 
Registration

Physical Fitness Testing begins promptly at 2pm. Testing will take place in the Pioneer Gym (Room N110) with the exception of testing performed in June and July which will be in Room P210.

Participants must bring photo ID and the completed MSCTC Physical Abilities Test Physician's Health Screening Form. This form must be completed by a licensed physician or physician's assistant.

Test Fee: $50 per person

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