Civil Service Exams

The next Civil Service exam has not been scheduled. 

AFTER THE EXAM

• You will submit a Personal History Statement and required documents

• A Background Investigation will commence

• Applicants may be subject to a Polygraph Exam if the assigned Background Investigator finds that an applicant has been deceptive during the Background Investigation

• Interview with Chief / Conditional Offer of Employment

• Physical (Medical) Screening

• Psychological Evaluation

• Galveston Police Department In-Service Academy

• Sworn as a Police Officer with the Galveston Police Department

For a manual and practice test, click here.

A brief description of each product is provided below.

Candidate Preparation Manuals - $5 Includes detailed recommendations on important concepts, such as the most effective test-taking strategies and methods, specific information about CPS HR test forms, and what to expect on the day of the test administration. Also includes several practice questions covering each section of the test, along with helpful tools, like a sample answer sheet and template test instructions for candidates to prepare before the day of the test.

Practice Tests - $15 Simulates full-length versions of CPS HR tests and have been designed to replicate the look and feel of test-day material. Contains practice items across the same sections contained in our test forms. When candidates have completed the online practice exam, they will receive a breakdown of their scores by section. (Candidates will not receive a list of the questions and answers.) In addition, candidates can re-take the exam one additional time at no cost.

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