Promotional Candidates:
Exams for Law Enforcement and Fire Services

Written Exams
All of our law enforcement and fire written promotional exams are based on a bibliography that Empco, Inc. provides every department to distribute to their candidates. All questions on Empco's written law enforcement and fire promotional exams will come from the texts listed on the bibliographies. To see a sample bibliography click here.

Most of our textbooks come from major publishers. To order a textbook click on the links below.

Candidates who order Prentice Hall publications through our website will receive a discount. Simply click on the Prentice Hall links below.

McGraw Hill
Prentice Hall- Police
Prentice Hall- Fire

Sample Exam
To view sample questions, click one of the links below.

Fire Service Promotional Candidates click here*

Law Enforcement Promotional Candidates click here*

*The sample exams are in Adobe PDF format, if you do not have Adobe Acrobat, you download the free reader, click here.

Oral Boards
All candidates participating in an Oral Board through Empco will receive an information sheet through the department. This sheet will provide candidates with information on how to prepare for the oral board. All candidates will be evaluated by subject matter experts that are trained by Empco.

Assessment Centers
All candidates participating in an Assessment Center through Empco will be invited to an orientation session. During the orientation session you will receive information on how to prepare and what to expect during the assessment center. Individual departments will provide candidates with the information about when and where the orientation will be held.