Can I study for the written test?
The written test is a general aptitude test designed to test your inherent skills and abilities. There are many test guides published that claim to be useful study guides for police written tests. The City of Aurora and the Aurora Police Department neither vouch for nor recommend any of these products.

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1. When will APD be testing again?
2. Where will the test location(s) be?
3. How long after I test can I expect to be offered a job?
4. Can any of the testing phases be missed?
5. How can I prepare for the physical test/what does it consist of?
6. Can I study for the written test?
7. What can I do to increase my chances of being hired?
8. Does Aurora accept lateral transfers from other police departments?
9. Are there any exceptions to the 2.5 G.P.A./2480 G.E.D. minimum composite score?
10. What if I was home-schooled, am I still eligible?
11. If I’m hired, can I start out in a specialized unit?
12. How do I learn more about the Aurora Police Department?
13. What can I expect when taking the video-based, job simulation multiple choice exam?