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County Corrections Officer Exam - How To Pass The Test

Updated on June 2, 2012

How To Pass The Correctional Officer Exam - Preparation Guide For The Test

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While inspecting the appearance of Correction Officers at pre-shift briefing, a Sergeant observes the following:

Officer A - a male officer wearing his hair 1/4" over his ears and 1/4" below the top of his uniform collar

Officer B - a female officer wearing shoulder-length hair arranged in a single braid

Officer C - a female officer wearing a yellow ribbon in her hair, in recognition of her husband who is overseas with the military

Officer D - a male officer who did not have a mustache when graduating from the Academy, but who has grown a neatly trimmed mustache since reporting to the facility.


Based on the preceding rule, which officer is in compliance with the Personal Grooming Standards?

A. Officer A

B. Officer B

C. Officer C

D. Officer D The correct answer to this sample question is D.

SOLUTION: To answer this question correctly, you must compare the descriptions of the four officers presented in situation, to the relevant sections of the stated rule:

Officer A is wearing his hair ¼" over his ears. This is in violation of the rule for males, which states that "The hair shall be neatly groomed so as not to fall over the ears… " Therefore, Officer A is not in compliance with the standards.

Officer B is wearing a shoulder-length braid. This is in violation of the rule for females, which states that hair should "not extend more than ½" below the top of the uniform collar." Therefore, Officer B is not in compliance with the standards.

Officer C is wearing a yellow ribbon in her hair. This is in violation of the rule for females, which states that "Hair ornaments or ribbons shall not be worn." Therefore, Officer C is not in compliance with the standards.

Officer D has a neatly trimmed mustach. This complies with the rule on mustaches, which states that "Mustaches must be neatly trimmed…" Officer D is in compliance with the standards. Therefore, the correct answer to this sample question is choice D.

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      Barton Weinman 22 months ago

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      This is a scam. Look at all of this so called "officers" post