Books & Resources



Cops Turned Writers

 It started with Wambaugh, now click here to see the best of the best writing by former police officers.


Top Cops

 From Bratton to Moose, click here for the inspiration of police managers and other resources.


Arco, Barron's and Learning Express are the most well known names in test preparation material. Here are some of their most popular titles along with several others:

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Police Exams

Promotional Exams

Specific Agency Testing

State Trooper Testing Aids

Federal Opportunities

Other Resources


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Police Officer Exam Preparation

Police Officer Examination Preparation Guide: The Path of the Warrior -Cliff's Test Prep

Police Officer Exam-Barron's

Police Officer Exam-Learning Express

Police Officer (Arco Civil Service Test Tutor) - Arco

John Douglas's Guide to the Police Officer Exams

Norman Hall's Police Exam Preparation Book

Corrections Officer Exam-Learning Express

Arco 24 Hours to the Law Enforcement Exams - Arco

Arco Law Enforcement Exams - Arco

Law Enforcement Careers: A Complete Guide from Application to Employment

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Promotional Exam Preparation

Police Sergeant Exam-Learning Express


Police Sergeant Examination Preparation Guide-Cliff's Test Prep


The Law Enforcement Assessment Center


Police Assessment Center Preparation
Lawrence R. O'Leary Ph.D




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Law Enforcement Testing Aids specific to an agency or geographic area:

Police Officer Exam: California -Learning Express

Police Officer Exam: Chicago-Learning Express

The Complete Preparation Guide: Police Officer: Florida-Learning Express

Law Enforcement Career Guide: Texas-Learning Express

The Complete Preparation Guide: Texas State Police-Learning Express

State Police New York-Learning Express

State Police Exam California: Highway Patrol-Learning Express

Study Guide for the Florida Law Enforcement Officer's Certification Examination

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State Level Resources

Norman Hall's State Trooper & Highway Patrol Exam Preparation Book

How to Prepare for the State Trooper Examinations: Including Highway Patrol Officer-Barron's

The Complete Preparation Guide: Texas State Police-Learning Express

State Police New York-Learning Express

State Police Exam California: Highway Patrol-Learning Express

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Green Mountain Troopers: Vermont and Its State Police

Enforcement Odyssey: The Massachusetts State Police, a History

Integrity on Patrol: 101 Stories of the Arkansas State Police

Handbook of State Police, Highway Patrols, and Investigative Agencies

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Federal Level Resources

Arco Federal Jobs in Law Enforcement - Arco

Arco 100 Best Careers in Crime Fighting: Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, Private Security, and Cyberspace Crime Detection - Arco

Arco Special Agent Deputy U.S. Marshal: Treasury Enforcement Agent (Arco Civil Service Test Tutor) - Arco

Guide to Careers in Federal Law Enforcement : Profiles of 225 High-powered Positions and Surefire Tactics for Getting Hired

FBI Careers: The Ultimate Guide to Landing a Job As One of Americas Finest

John Douglas's Guide to Careers in the FBI

Border Patrol Exam 2E-Learning Express

Treasury Enforcement Agent Exam-Learning Express

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the FBI

The Complete Idiot's Guide to the CIA

The FBI : A Comprehensive Reference Guide

The Secret Service: The Hidden History of an Enigmatic Agency

Handbook of Federal Police and Investigative Agencies

Other Resources

Opportunities in Government Careers

Careers in Criminology
Great Jobs for Criminal Justice Majors

Careers in Criminal Justice : The Inside Story, Second Edition

Your Criminal Justice Career: A Guidebook - Frank Schmalleger

Opportunities in Forensic Science Careers

Opportunities in Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Careers
Law Enforcement Career Starter, Second Edition