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#PATI Weekend Test Prep – Toronto – January 25, 26/14 – #Math #Syllogisms and more

Saturday January 25 and Sunday January 26 – 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. each day

Downtown Toronto – Bay/Bloor Location

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So, You want to become an Ontario Police Officer

Police Exam Preparation Canada

Eligibility To Become A Police Officer In Ontario

Welcome, if  you are trying to become a police officer in Ontario, the starting point is to read the basic requirements in the Police Services Act.

If  you have met those requirements (which are not particularly onerous), the next step is to begin the process of passing the various police exams. Different police services may require different batteries of police tests.

Police Exams – Where To Get Information

There are two issues:

1. Who Administers The Police Exams?

Applicant Testing Services administers the tests for many police services. You must contact them directly for test dates, fees, etc.

Please note that the Peel Police service does not use Applicant Testing Services.

2. What Are The Exams?

Many Ontario Police Services use the PATI, WTC, and PREP. Peel Police use their own Analytical Reasoning Test.

- POLICE ANALYTICAL THINKING INVENTORY (PATI)

- WRITTEN COMMUNICATION TEST (WCT)

– PHYSICAL READINESS EVALUATION FOR POLICE (PREP) – also used by Peel Police

PoliceExamPrep.ca provides live courses and tutoring for various police exams.

We provide live tutoring and courses for:

Peel Police  Analytical Reasoning

PATI – Syllogisms

PATI – Math

PATI Weekend Preparation Courses (includes all topics)

Tattooed cops a quandary for OPP brass

TORSTAR NEWS SERVICE
Published: October 17, 2011 5:58 a.m.

An Ontario Provincial Police constable with tattoo-covered arms was mistaken for a “gangbanger” by a superior officer at a traffic stop in northwestern Ontario in the spring of 2010.

A city in flames, a police force under fire

 

British riot police arrive in front of a burning building in Croydon, South London on August 8, 2011. Now in it's third night of unrest, London has seen sporadic outbreaks of looting and clashes both north and south of the river Thames. - British riot police arrive in front of a burning building in Croydon, South London on August 8, 2011. Now in it's third night of unrest, London has seen sporadic outbreaks of looting and clashes both north and south of the river Thames. | CARL DE SOUZA/Getty Images

DOUG SAUNDERS

LONDON— From Wednesday’s Globe and Mail
Published
Last updated

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/europe/a-city-in-flames-a-police-force-under-fire/article2124722/singlepage/#articlecontent

On the fourth night, they finally showed up in force: at least 16,000 police in yellow jackets and riot armour, up from 6,000 the night before, standing in clusters on almost every major street corner across the burned-out and shattered expanses of London’s perimeter, ready to face the rioters. Continue reading

Budget axe shouldn’t spare police, fire services, city manager says

August 03, 2011

David Rider

http://www.thestar.com/news/article/1034315–budget-axe-shouldn-t-spare-police-fire-services-city-manager-says

{{GA_Article.Images.Alttext$}}City manager Joe Pennachetti. 

If Toronto councillors spare police and fire services from the budget axe, it will fall that much harder on libraries, social programs and other services dear to Torontonians’ hearts, says the city manager.

Joe Pennachetti made the remarks Wednesday in an interview about the city’s ongoing cross-department “efficiency review”, a follow-up to KPMG’s “core service” reports that caused an uproar by suggesting hundreds of millions of dollars in possible cuts. Continue reading

Layoffs loom for police and city staff

July 13, 2011

Robyn Doolittle

{{GA_Article.Images.Alttext$}}The Toronto Police Service may be looking at serious cuts in officer numbers.

http://www.thestar.com/news/article/1023978–layoffs-loom-for-police-and-city-staff

Well over 500 Toronto police officers and thousands of city workers will be issued layoff notices in January if the Ford administration follows through on a pledge to shrink the police budget and the city’s workforce. Continue reading

High-ranking Toronto police offered buyouts as ‘comprehensive restructuring’ begins

Wendy Gillis

July 9, 2011

http://www.thestar.com/News/GTA/article/1022559

Some of the Toronto Police Service’s highest-ranking officers are being offered buyouts in the force’s latest effort to cut costs.

In an internal memo circulated Friday, the civilian board overseeing the force offered voluntary exit packages to a number of senior officers and civilian managers.

The board is hoping 18 employees — who rank from inspectors to staff superintendents, just two ranks below police chief — will take the buyout, trimming $2.8 million from the salary budget. Continue reading

RCMP recruit training slashed as Ottawa grapples with budget squeeze

July 7, 2011

OTTAWA—The RCMP has slashed its training of new recruits as it becomes the latest in a string of federal departments and agencies to cope with belt-tightening, the Star has learned.

Even under a self-professed law-and-order government, the budget crunch isn’t sparing the ranks of frontline cops. Continue reading

Police under fire as fresh statistics show charges dropped in 59% of G20 cases

June 21, 2011

Peter Small

http://www.thestar.com/news/crime/article/1012198–police-under-fire-as-fresh-statistics-show-charges-dropped-in-59-of-g20-cases?bn=1

{{GA_Article.Images.Alttext$}}Darius Mirshahi (green and black T-Shirt) and Chris Bowen, known by their performance names of Testament and Illogik, respectively, were arrested on June 27, 2010, by police on several charges, including conspiracy and wearing a disguise. Their charges were stayed in November 2010.

Peter Small/Toronto Star

Farrah McBride went to the G20 protests in downtown Toronto, upset by news of vandals smashing windows.

But the assistant manager at a restaurant supply store was transformed from spectator to prisoner when police arrested virtually everyone in front of the Hotel Novotel on The Esplanade on the night of Saturday, June 26, 2010.

She says she was held, handcuffed, at the temporary Eastern Ave. detention centre without adequate water, food or her correct anti-anxiety medicine. Continue reading

Toronto cops G20 ‘whipping boys’

CHRIS DOUCETTE Toronto Sun

http://www.torontosun.com/2011/06/19/toronto-cops-g20-whipping-boys

Check out the comments for this story.

First posted: Sunday, June 19, 2011 8:50:00 EDT PM cop Police at last year’s G20.

A year after the G20, public trust in the city’s police is at an all-time low — and so is the morale of many officers.

The situation has worsened with each new allegation of police brutality and little has been done to restore the faith in those sworn to serve and protect Toronto. Continue reading

McGuinty defends 8.5-per-cent pay hike for OPP in 2014

Introduction:

It is becoming clear that police officers are very well paid – and policing pays the most if you go for the OPP. The OPP requires that PATI, so you better bet started with your PATI preparation. (You will also need PATI math to keep track of those future wage hikes!) Finally when it comes to understanding the logic of police wage increases, you will need to improve on PATI syllogisms.

The Globe reported that:

“The 6,100 OPP officers received a 5-per-cent wage hike this year in advance of the freeze, and because of a clause in their contract guaranteeing they’ll be the highest paid cops in Ontario, they will get another 8.5 per cent in 2014.

When you are finished with this article, check out the comments.

It’s hard to believe, but there are taxpayers who object to this.

Check it all out here:

KEITH LESLIE

TORONTO— The Canadian Press

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/mcguinty-defends-85-per-cent-pay-hike-for-opp-in-2014/article2025822/

Published Tuesday, May. 17, 2011 8:30PM EDT
Last updated Wednesday, May. 18, 2011 9:44AM EDT

An 8.5-per-cent pay hike for the Ontario Provincial Police in 2014 is proof the Liberal government’s wage freeze for one million public sector workers is meaningless, the Opposition has charged.

The Liberals have been having a tough time getting arbitrators to freeze public sector wages for two years because they never passed legislation to enforce it. Continue reading