Learn about the two ways to complete the police officer written examination requirement.
Test and Schedule Information for the National Testing Network (NTN) Frontline TestNTN Frontline Test
Schedule the PELLETB Test at the South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium.PELLETB Test
Additional Information about the Police Entry Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB)Practice Test Info
OPD offers two options for the written examination requirement to become a police officer. The National Testing Network (NTN) Frontline Test is offered every other month in Oakland. The second option is the Police Entry Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB). OPD will accept PELLETB results from any POST-certified test provider, including South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium (SBRPSTC). The SBRPSTC also offers the NTN Frontline Test.