Fire & Police Selection

Police Officer Testing

for Police Departments


FPSI's new validated police officer tests ensure that your candidates possess the critical reading, writing, verbal communication, decision-making and interpersonal skills required for the job.




Firefighter Testing

for Fire Departments


FPSI's well-validated and proven selection devices predict job performance prior to hiring the wrong candidate!







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Fire Service Testing Publications




ISBN: 978-0-7414-7349-3

Testing in the Fire Service Industry: A Handbook for Developing Balanced and Defensible Assessments by Dan A. Biddle, Ph.D. and Stacy L. Bell-Pilchard, M.S.

Testing in the Fire Service Industry

  • Up-to-date information on EEO testing in the fire service industry
  • Identification of testing issues that will likely trigger a lawsuit
  • Steps on validating tests using content and criterion-related validity
  • Results from a national study which reveal the key competencies that should be measured to identify successful firefighter candidates
  • Appropriate uses of test results
  • Detailed description of validating a physical ability test for candidates and incumbents
  • Checklists to use for evaluating the validity of pre-employment and promotional selection assessments



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