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Written Examination

Learn about the two ways to complete the police officer written examination requirement.

NTN Frontline Test
Test and Schedule Information for the National Testing Network (NTN) Frontline Test
PELLETB Test
Schedule the PELLETB Test at the South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium.
Practice Test Info
Additional Information about the Police Entry Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB)
Date Posted: August 31st, 2018 @ 3:44 PM
Last Updated: September 13th, 2018 @ 1:01 PM

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.