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CDCR ACADEMY: APRIL 2019 - 319 Replies



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CDCR 2018, APPLICANTS - 3754 Replies

[QUOTE who="jiujitsulife in Citrus Heights, California"]just like the practice test except a lot more questions. Sorry to hear you got DQ’d in the...


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CDCR FEBRUARY 2019 ACADEMY - 157 Replies

Anyone know when the new hiring list comes out? Got my letter of Clearance 03/12/2019


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NY Correctional Academy - 38451 Replies

[QUOTE who="Hunter1226 in Brooklyn, New York"]Any updates bro ?[/QUOTE] 2010 ????????!!! Are you kidding me ?


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NYS Correction Officer Exam & Process Updates - 2018 - 464 Replies

[QUOTE who="Hunter1226"]Exam# 9318#- Passed Score 86- Called on prelimenary list will update Orientation - 3/25/2019 - Medical-...


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words of wisdom please!! - 1996 Replies

[QUOTE who="Lay Lay in Brooklyn, New York"]thanks for responding. I just hope all is well with my paperwork, haven't heard back from my investigator...


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[QUOTE who="affirmative-ac"]Yes, patience is required. Not only during the process, but throughout your lifetime and career. Just go on with you day...


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CDCR Appealing Psych (POPE) - 333 Replies

[QUOTE who="john21 in Corcoran, California"]Was not questing anything was just saying that if an individual goes in and try's to beat the test they...


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felony friendly - 201 Replies

I know how you feel. My felony was in 2004. Non violent. I have a bachelor degree and cannot get anything. I paid my dues when I did my time. But it...


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waiting list - 2513 Replies

[QUOTE who="Brianjr_23 in Ottawa, Ontario"]I applied for the MDOC 2 months ago. I just got an email for my scheduled interview and fit test along...


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Cdcr 2019 - 5 Replies

[QUOTE who="Gerardo1"]Been over 4 months now in my bi and have had no contact since the pre investigatory phone interview. I received a 95 on...


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CDCR AUGUST 11th ACADEMY! - 118 Replies

[QUOTE who="Basialo1967 in Newhall, California"]Hello I have a question Going to academy April second Can you please email me...


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Conditions in New York State Correction Academy - 222 Replies

I’m 3 weeks past my 1 on 1 with out a failed letter Does That mean I’m good On the psych part? I failed once before and believe I got The letter...


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CDCR 4/2018 - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="crystalN in Los Angeles, California"]Anyone took their test in april of 2018[/QUOTE] Took mine in August, what process are you on? I’m...


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Anyone work for PA DOC? - 40 Replies

[QUOTE who="Jeff in Telford, Pennsylvania"]Ok so when you get your first TB test read....if it comes back neg they will call you with in a week and...


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Becoming a corrections officer in PA? - 430 Replies

[QUOTE who="waiting to get hired in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania"]i passed my physical ability test for greaterford prison on 22 jan 2013, also did my...


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DQ'd question - 22 Replies

[QUOTE who="FPSBENNETT"]Hey do any of our guys know if a kidney disease will DQ me it really doesn’t affect me besides the fact that I will have a...


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Cdcr background investigation - 9 Replies

Hello, yes is constantly check the site and it still shows scheduled under the background section. Will be emailing my BI this week . Any advice on...


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What is daily life like in the academy ? - 5 Replies

[QUOTE who="Chuck in Crescent City, California"]Pt is about 1 a week. It last 2 hours but includes warmups. Book work is most of the day. They are 8...


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CDCR 2017 BACKGROUND CHECK - 231 Replies

[QUOTE who="affirmative-ac in Los Angeles, California"]I would if i were you. Don't hide anything, they will find out. Your CVSA might have came back...


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CDCR 2015 - 1918 Replies

[QUOTE who="Telamov188 in Fresno, California"]Hey guys. I had Dr Meyers for oral pope. I know exactly who this lady is and what she will do to you...


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Salary at the academy - 5 Replies

[QUOTE who="Matt-72 in Sacramento, California"]is the pay directly deposited so you can pay your bills?[/QUOTE] Im assuming you'll have that option


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CDCR academy questions - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="Matt-72 in Sacramento, California"]can have your cell phone for your off time? is pay deposited to your account so bills can be paid?...


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Physical Fitness Test (PFT) CDCR - 108 Replies

[QUOTE who="DLEM in Hesperia, California"]In my day, you had to run 1.5 miles in under 17 mins to graduate the academy. Are they no longer requiring...


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CDCR PFT 2018 - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="Harman1885 in Orangevale, California"]I just ran it! I passed. It was hard only because my cardio sucks. The weights, in general are cake...


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CDCR YCC Academy 2019 - 60 Replies

[QUOTE who="castejulissa21 in Baldwin Park, California"]Hi everyone! I will be part of the 2/25/19 academy and was wondering if we are to purchase...


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Correction Officer in Connecticut - 5939 Replies

[QUOTE who="Alex4406 in Marlborough, Connecticut"]That’s about it.[/QUOTE] Really?


Pa corrections hiring process

Hello all, After reading a few comments on this topic I have a question. It was mentioned that after you are found negative after the 1st TB...



Is any one going to correction nys interview on february 28 2019 in albany ny


Tint Tickets

Hey guys starting my phs wondering if you guys added tint tickets in there..i recently have a my first speeding ticket from 2018 and a dui from 2012...


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Physical ability Testing - 34 Replies

Can someone please tell me what the PA physical abilities test entails?


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[QUOTE who="friendlyadvisor in Buffalo, New York"]Run as much as you can. You will be doing that all day in the Academy. Have a great one too and...


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CDCR CVSA TEST - 47 Replies

[QUOTE who="Lcollras in Reseda, California"]Hey guys! I take the CVSA this coming Monday in Rancho. I am a little nervous, which I don’t know...


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CDCR July 2018 Youth Corrections Academy - 140 Replies

I wonder if all the offers already went out or they are still sending them


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Tomorrow I take the written exam. CDCR - 158 Replies

The written examination is designed to evaluate applicant skills in the areas of grammar, spelling, punctuation, reading comprehension, and basic...

David-916 in Elk Grove, California

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Bargaining unit 6 question - 1 Reply

Is a CO a member of BU 6 only while he or she is a new hire or are they a member of BU 6 for their whole career?

MichaelRza in Costa Mesa, California

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CDCR Application numbers starting with 5! - 66 Replies

Hey guys, my first time starting a thread... I figured I would start one for all of the candidates with applications starting with 5, not 9. They are...

Pena22 in Tulare, California

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Academy Galt - 1 Reply

Pena 22 are u going to the academy this febraury 19

Fmr2011mp in Los Angeles, California

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September academy - 2 Replies

Who is going to September academy? And where?

yellowrose in Clovis, California

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Advice - 1 Reply

I was notified that my background investigator would contact me no later than February 11th do you guys have any advice on what happens during...


CDCR timeline

Applied - 3/4/18 Written exam- Pass 3/28/18 Physical fitness -pass 5/15/18 CVSA - pass 8/28/18 Backgrounds - N/A

Alexmendoza in Ottawa, Ontario

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Academy Galt - 1 Reply

Hi I just received my offer to Susanville high dessert... Please some one know how is the academy training.. is it hard in there

EMTJohn in Concord, California

CDCR Career Advancement and Promotion? 2019

I’m in the final phases of the hiring process and was curious what helps with promoting or advancing your career in CDCR. Promoting to Sgt or...

egonz in Murrieta, California

Updated 2 months ago

CDCR 2018 JULY ACADEMY - 136 Replies

This is the official thread for July 3 - September 21 academy. This thread is going to be used for us ALREADY on the May hiring list. PLEASE do...

Estrada in Northridge, California

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CDCR DQ - 31 Replies

Hello! I was disqualified from backgrounds because I was terminated from target. I was working as a seasonal warehouse worker and I had an ear...

egonz in Murrieta, California

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Hey Guys! Just wanted to start a forum to see who else is in the same stage as myself! I took the written in Rancho Cucamonga on Jan.11, 17. Found...

Greenhunter5001 in San Leandro, California

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CDCR - 6 Replies

I’m trying to get into the CDCR I got a 75 on the written exam is true good enough to be accepted into the academy? I already took my PFT and passed...

jim0925 in Indio, California

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cdcr 2014 applicants - 2256 Replies

I want to know 2014 cdcr applicants process so far. Is it going smoothly for you guys. Heres my process: March 27th,2014 Application...

brandonjamalw in Victorville, California


Position: Probation Correctional Officer Trainee (PCOT) Testing - 3/2/2017 (scored range 1) PAT - 5/24/2017 Polygraph - 6/30/2018 Psychological...

KJ1892 in Saratoga Springs, New York

Time off

I am in the middle of my application process. I have passed the physical (10/22), had my 1 on 1 with the BI, taken the psych. test (11/3) and had my...

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