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kayno23 in Manteca, California

PFT on 7/16/2014??? sacramento

PFT on 7/16/2014??? location- Sacramento

Deez USC in Los Angeles, California

Updated 10 months ago

CDCR Graduates Q&A - 5 Replies

A place for CDCR applicants to ask questions to CDCR graduates

nick in Citrus Heights, California

Updated 10 months ago

High school/GED and college transcripts - 1 Reply

I have followed this forum for quite some time and have gained alot of valuable information. I just recently passed my written exam this week and am...

ChasingDreams in Los Angeles, California

PFT July 14

Anyone taking their PFT July 14 in Fresno?

standby in stanislaus in Modesto, California

Updated 11 months ago

CDCR 2014 - 5 Replies

Anyone taken written psych in nor cal in April and been called for PEM or oral scheduling?

Paul in Visalia, California

Juvenile Hall probation correctional officer

Hi, I have my oral interview next week for juvenile hall probation correctional officer. what kind of questions do they ask you for the oral...

jorge in Salinas, California

Updated 11 months ago

California Vision test - 4 Replies

what does the vision test consist of? Do they test color too?

asha in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 12 months ago

new york state correction officer physical? - 9 Replies

Does anyone know whats on the correction officer physical. One video on youtube showed dragging and lifting dummies, stairs, jumping over a low...

Lrod8447 in Bakersfield, California

Oral pope

Hey guys I just got the call for my oral pope for June 11th what all should I expect for that interview?

Garland81 in Palmdale, California

After prints

What happens after your finger prints how long will it be before the next step and how will they contact you??

Ryan in Stockton, California

Updated 12 months ago

Hearing test - 1 Reply

I just did my PEM on the 9th I'm wondering how long does it take to know if you need to retake hearing test I felt I might have failed

determined14 in Modesto, California

Updated 12 months ago

How to prepare for the Physical Abilities Test. - 3 Replies

I applied for the Correctional officer position at Merced County and I was wondering if anyone knew what the Physical Abilities test consist of or...

Blk Marauder in Baltimore, Maryland

Updated 13 months ago

PA DOC - PAT / MMPI TEST - 6 Replies

Can anyone say how long it takes to receive PAT / MMPI test scores? How much longer for the academy?

pooh honey in Fair Oaks, California

Updated 13 months ago

Arrests vs. convictions questions on CDCR application - 3 Replies

The CDCR application asks "Have you been in possession of any illegal substances in the past 10 years". I replied no because I wasn't sure how to...

Lizette Fair Oaks CA in Fair Oaks, California

Updated 13 months ago

October 2013 your status - 14 Replies

To all applicants who applied on October 2013, where are you in the hiring process? I applied October 4th and I am waiting on a call to schedule my...

Kclyburn in Hayward, California


I'm having an interview soon, does anyone knows what kind of questions they ask?

Syntaxerror in Los Angeles, California

Riverside County Sheriff's Department Correctional Deputy/DS

Anyone in the process with RSD for the position of Sheriff's Deputy Trainee or Correctional Deputy? I applied 03/30/14, took the written exam...

mary in Long Beach, California

background check info

Does anyone now of a good site that I can open my credit report and print it? And I have moved a lot and don't remember some of my resident...

Ryan in Zephyrhills, Florida

Code Enforcement

I'd like to ask. Is there anybody on this forum who is or who has pursued this field? I do understand this field is mostly within the public sector,...

DK in Citrus Heights, California

Updated 14 months ago

Cdcr psychological and medical 2013 and 2014 applicants - 3 Replies

anyone notified that they passed or only if they fail? How is this process working? I got scheduled my psych first then my medical almost a month...

Blk Marauder

Updated 14 months ago

Physical ability Testing - 33 Replies

Has anyone taken the Physical ability test for the PA DOC???? Please share so i can get ready

Chris in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Updated 14 months ago

Show me the money... - 264 Replies

What are typical corrections officer salaries? Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this...

Brian in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Wisconsin that bad?

Doing a little research and reading some terrible comments about working corrections in Wisconsin? Is it really that bad, and how so? Is it working...

abcd in Sacramento, California

Do I have a chance to became CO if I have accent?

Any CO out there whose English is a second language? Thanks

Lizette Fair Oaks CA in sacramento, California

Updated 14 months ago

March 24th Academy - Galt - 1 Reply

Anyone starting the Academy on March 24th? I just got notified last week and am getting all my stuff together. Curious if anyone has any tips or...

dmhxtreme in Waterford, California

advice for someone starting the Academy

Any suggestions or advice for someone starting the Academy? I start on March 24th and would appreciate any feedback, advice, or suggestions you may...

Correstion-Officer-Recruit in Sacramento, California

Finicial Issues

Hi everyone, I recently applied for a correction officer position and I want some advice regarding financial issues. My wife and I owe welfare some...

tiffany in Riverside, California

Updated 15 months ago

CDCR POPE Test on Feb, 2013 - 16 Replies

Okay, ive took my pope exam around february 2013, and since then have not heard a single thing from CDCR. is there anyone out there in the same boat...

davidfreeyer in Baltimore, Maryland

Updated 15 months ago



heyy in Los Angeles, California

Updated 15 months ago

help! - 1 Reply

I have a phisycal test on Monday for cdcr I have to present my Highschool Transcripts and college as well.. I got them both, but I opened my college...

Lrod8447 in Taft, California


Hey guys I got a call yesterday 02/06/14 I go in Monday for my pre investigatory interview. What should I expect a lil nervous here


Updated 16 months ago

Has anyone received any information on the MARCH 2011 ACADEMY in California? - 873 Replies

Hello all fellow cadets that did not make the cut off for the January Academy, we can use this forum to chat about going to the March 2011 Academy!

JAM32 in Fontana, California

Updated 16 months ago

CDCR Background check question - 1 Reply

Hey everyone, I have a question, Will EZ Pass Violations show in my driving record? Here is what happened, I was in the military living in Virginia...

samgrunt in Los Angeles, California

Updated 16 months ago

2014 Co - 12 Replies

Anyone thing the written test in January 2014?

Jplc85 in Merced, California

Updated 17 months ago

2014 cdcr candidate question - 1 Reply

i have a question? I'm 20 years old ,and i applied for cdcr ,and i have my written test in January 2014. i know if i pass my written i will have no...

jaycam in Los Angeles, California

Updated 17 months ago

CDCR academy Dec 30th 2013 - 18 Replies

Anyone else heading up there next week? What to expect, and where is everyone headed ??

rj13 in Bronx, New York

Updated 17 months ago

Oral Psych - 2 Replies

Question I had my oral psychological today i was in there for about 25-30 mins.Do i have to be worried t the end all he asked me my address/phone#and...

x7up in Los Osos, California

Updated 17 months ago


Does anyone get in?

samgrunt in Los Angeles, California

Updated 17 months ago

2013 Applicants - 6 Replies

Hey guys/girls, Im fairly new to this, but I will be taking my written test sometime in January. Does anyone know how long before the test will...

cdcrhopefull in Bakersfield, California

Updated 17 months ago

2013 cdcr Physical test - 4 Replies

Have my appt on may 13. Anybody else testing?

chaotic in Ontario, California

Updated 18 months ago

CDCR PFT - 3 Replies

Can someone please tell me how the PFT test will be? I have my date on 11/20/13 and want to prepare. I hear that it's different from the video...

Lrod8447 in Bakersfield, California

Updated 18 months ago

Written test - 3 Replies

Anyone know how long it takes to get results back on the written test? I took mine on nov 8 just wondering how long it takes.

nemo500 in Fresno, California

CDCR written test, and Qualifications Assessment

im taking the written test, and Qualifications Assessment for CDCR this fri at for corrections officer, and i was just wondering how long will...


Juvenile Hall BI interview

Hi, what can I expect from my bI interview for juvenile hall please help. Thanks. John

Goal Focus in Amarillo, Texas

Updated 19 months ago

Women Correctional Officers - 54 Replies

I've every interested in becoming a corrections officer. I'm a strong women who can handle her own and can be prety tough when I need to be. How hard...

Msdek27 in Newark, New Jersey

Updated 19 months ago

California Corrections: Failed The Psych interview. need little advice - 10 Replies

I just got a letter that i failed the psych interview, due to stress and excessive drinking. its a long story but im not much of a drinker and who...

Ciara in Parkville, Maryland


Ok I had my interview for corrections and I met with my background investigator a month ago & I heard nothing yet -_- is that good or bad

tonyguapo in Brooklyn, New York

94 on my civil service exam.. taken on 5/10/13

I took my civil service exam in march , I still haven't heard anything from anyone... I can't seem to find any information for the wait time or...

mrkeith in NEWARK, New Jersey

Updated 19 months ago

Getting a Correctional officer job in New Jersey - 4 Replies

Hi I live on long island New York. I am interested in becoming a correctional officer in New Jersey. I am willing to move to New Jersey for the job....

ATT in San Jose, California

Updated 19 months ago

correction officer exam 2013 - 1 Reply

Quick question, has anyone taken the correctional officer exam in California in the passed yr?? I have my test in 2 weeks Fresno ca. Question, how...

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