Get help from Thomas Grimaldi, a Retired Police Chief and graduate of the FBI National Academy on preparing for your promotional exams.
I am a 33-year law enforcement veteran, having held every rank including chief of police in two different police agencies. I am an FBI National Academy graduate and a current college-level criminal justice instructor.
In many cases, you have no idea what you will be asked
and more importantly, you don’t know what the raters are looking for. What sounds like a perfectly good answer or a reasonable assessment center behavior to you may be way off the mark. Imagine putting in tremendous time and effort only to find out that your answers and/or delivery were falling short of rater expectations. A missed promotion opportunity can hurt you for the rest of your career.