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Verbal and Numerical Reasoning Exercises for the Police Recruit Assessment Process
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Verbal and Numerical Reasoning Exercises for the Police Recruit Assessment Process


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Getting Into the Police

March 2010 | 168 pages | Learning Matters
This practical and accessible book focuses on the verbal and numerical reasoning exercises, which form a key part of the Police Recruit Assessment Process. The book clearly explains the purpose of the reasoning tests, why these skills are important for a career in the police and examines the format and structure of the tests. It provides an explanation of the basic numeric rules and operations required for the numerical reasoning tests, with questions to check understanding, and a number of full mock tests, with answers, for both verbal and numerical reasoning.
 
Introduction
 
Part 1: The verbal logical reasoning test
 
Introduction to the verbal logical reasoning test
 
Verbal logical reasoning practice tests
 
Part 2: The numerical reasoning test
 
Introduction to the numerical reasoning test
 
Understanding basic numeric rules and operations
 
Numerical reasoning practice tests
 
Epilogue
 
Answers to verbal logical reasoning practice tests
 
Answers to numerical tasks
 
Answers to numerical reasoning practice tests

The book clearly explains the purpose of the reasoning tests, why these skills are important for a career in the police and examines the format and structure of the tests. It provides an explanation of the basic numeric rules and operations required for the numerical reasoning tests, with questions to check understanding, and a number of full mock tests, with answers, for both verbal and numerical reasoning.

Mr Bernard Sheridan
Department of Policing, Central Lancashire University
June 27, 2012

This is an excellent book for those going through the recruitment process and we have used when running students through 'mock' assessments. I encourage students to purchase to build their confidence.

Mrs Rebecca Watson
Social Sciences, The University of Northampton
June 5, 2012

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Richard Malthouse

Richard Malthouse is currently employed within a large law enforcement agency, providing training design and performance needs analysis. He has been teaching, coaching, and assessing police officers for over 11 years and is a Director of The Interview Success Company Ltd which coaches individuals through the National Police Recruit Assessment Process. More About Author

Jodi Roffey-Barentsen

Dr Jodi Roffey-Barentsen is Programme Manager of Education and Teacher Training at Farnborough College of Technology in Hampshire. She has extensive experience in teaching and learning in a range of educational settings and is responsible for a suite of degree courses in education and learning support.   Her research interests are in the field of Reflective Practice, the deployment of Teaching Assistants and Transition to HE. Jodi works as a consultant for an international exam board and is a Fellow of the Institute for Learning.    More About Author