Monmouth County Alternate Route Program

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Monmouth County Alternate Route Program

Post by CCSTestPrep » Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:38 am

Monmouth County Entry-Level Chief’s Exam Application Period has Begun! – CCS Test Prep – January 12, 2018
by Dr. David A. Paprota


CCS Test Prep® Announcement: Monmouth County Alternate Route - The Monmouth County Police Chiefs Association has announced the opening of the application period for the 2018/2019 entry-level law enforcement examination for Monmouth County and the Monmouth County Police Academy Alternate Route Program. This is the non-civil service testing process for those participating departments not under the New Jersey Civil Service Commission. The exam is also utilized for the Monmouth County Alternate Route program. Interested applicants can apply for this exam by going to the following link: https://www.policeapp.com/Police-Associ ... sociation/. The fee being charged by the Monmouth County Chiefs Association to register for the written exam is set as $95. The application deadline is April 30th, 2018.

The basic eligibility standards as listed by the Monmouth County Chiefs Association include the following requirements:

Candidates must be . . .

between the ages of 18 and 34;
have a valid drivers license;
be a high school graduate;
be a U.S. Citizen; and
out of county applicants are eligible.

Applicants will, on a first come first serve basis, be able to select his or her written test date based on the following available dates:

Written Testing will take place May 15th, 16th & 17th, 2018

Only those passing the written test will move on to the Physical Assessment.


Monmouth County Non-Civil Service Municipalities:

Allenhurst
Atlantic Highlands
Avon-by-the-Sea
Bradley Beach
Brielle
Colts Neck Township
Deal
Eatontown
Englishtown
Fair Haven
Howell Township
Little Silver
Manalapan Township
Matawan
Neptune City
Neptune Township
Oceanport Borough
Red Bank
Rumson
Sea Bright
Sea Girt
Shrewsbury
Spring Lake Heights
Spring Lake
Township of Ocean (Monmouth County)
West Long Branch

Again, the application process can be accessed at: https://www.policeapp.com/Police-Associ ... sociation/

Any candidates who are interested in formal exam preparation services for this exam, may contact me through http://www.ccstest.com/monmouth-county- ... test-prep/.

An open-enrollment prep course has been scheduled and is posted on the www.ccstest.com site with registration available.

- Dr. David A. Paprota, Ed.D. (Chief of Police - Retired)
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Re: Monmouth County Alternate Route Program Applications Open

Post by Matthew » Wed Nov 14, 2018 11:11 am

Has anyone had any luck with this process yet? I know there was plenty of competition.

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Re: Monmouth County Alternate Route

Post by CCSTestPrep » Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:55 pm

Although Monmouth had it listed in the announcement, they did not do a good job after the test of making it clear that the May of 2018 test was for 2019. The results are not supposed to be used until January 1, 2019, from the May testing.
The alternate route process is proceeding with candidates going through the process for the next 2019 class(es).
As expected, no shortage of the top scoring candidates in Monmouth have already accepted slots in other academies or been hired by departments in other counties.
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Re: Monmouth County Alternate Route Program

Post by CCSTestPrep » Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:43 pm

The Monmouth County Police Chiefs Association has set the testing dates for the 2019 exam.
The registration portal can be found at: https://www.policeapp.com/Police-Associ ... sociation/
(look toward the bottom of the page)

Currently, candidates can register for any of the following dates:

Monday, May 20th, 2019 6 p.m.
Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 6 p.m.
Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 6 p.m.

It is very likely that these date will fill up (close out) and additional dates will need to be added (as was done in 2018). The scores from the 2018 testing are good through the remainder of this year, so this upcoming testing is for 2020 hiring and the selection of alternate route candidates for 2020 academy classes.

Information on exam prep can be found at: https://ccstest.com/monmouth/
Dr. David A. Paprota, Ed.D.
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Re: Monmouth County Alternate Route Program

Post by Matthew » Thu May 23, 2019 7:40 pm

I noticed you can carry over your score to the next year with this exam. If you do this, do yet get first pick from the list or are you mixed in with those who did not carry over their scores?

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Re: Monmouth County Alternate Route Program

Post by CCSTestPrep » Fri May 24, 2019 1:47 am

Matthew wrote:
Thu May 23, 2019 7:40 pm
I noticed you can carry over your score to the next year with this exam. If you do this, do yet get first pick from the list or are you mixed in with those who did not carry over their scores?
The scores are in a "pool," A list based on score is generated for the Alternate Route Program or by any of the participating agencies that request one. Each of the departments is different. For instance, in the past, Eatontown PD announced that they were accepting applications only from those who sat for the Monmouth exam. In that case, they would then get the scores for each formal applicant rather than getting a general rank order list from the pool. The system is far from perfect, as it is left to each department to decide how they want to deal with the pool of scores. Departments set different standards for what score they require to be eligible for consideration.
On a side note, it is important to remember that the scores on this test do not become active in the pool until January 1, 2020. An exception is the the Alternate Route Program, as processing starts sooner (in the fall), since they usually need to wrap that selection process up going into the new year.
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Re: Monmouth County Alternate Route Program

Post by Matthew » Fri May 24, 2019 10:01 am

CCSTestPrep wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 1:47 am
Matthew wrote:
Thu May 23, 2019 7:40 pm
I noticed you can carry over your score to the next year with this exam. If you do this, do yet get first pick from the list or are you mixed in with those who did not carry over their scores?
The scores are in a "pool," A list based on score is generated for the Alternate Route Program or by any of the participating agencies that request one. Each of the departments is different. For instance, in the past, Eatontown PD announced that they were accepting applications only from those who sat for the Monmouth exam. In that case, they would then get the scores for each formal applicant rather than getting a general rank order list from the pool. The system is far from perfect, as it is left to each department to decide how they want to deal with the pool of scores. Departments set different standards for what score they require to be eligible for consideration.
On a side note, it is important to remember that the scores on this test do not become active in the pool until January 1, 2020. An exception is the the Alternate Route Program, as processing starts sooner (in the fall), since they usually need to wrap that selection process up going into the new year.
That clears up a lot. Thanks.

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