Test Prep Workshops

We have made all of our test preparation materials that we hand out at the workshops available on this website:

Printed Prep Materials

If you are serious about becoming a Seattle Police Officer, we strongly recommend you attend a test prep workshop before taking the police exam.

These test prep workshops provide an in-depth overview of the testing and hiring process from start to finish.

  • Workshops are free.
  • All workshops are the same, you only need to attend one.
  • Workshops last approximately 2.5 hours.
  • Pre-registration is required.

To Register: E-mail Detective Carrie McNally at  carrie.mcnally@seattle.gov

Upcoming Workshops

The next entry-level exam is scheduled for April 8th, 2017. 

Workshop dates and times are:

Saturday, February 25th from 10:00am - 12:30

Thursday, March 9th from 6:00pm - 8:30

Wednesday, March 15th from 6:00pm - 8:30

Saturday, March 25th from 10:00am - 12:30

Saturday, April 1st from 10:00am - 12:30

You do NOT need to be signed up for a test to attend a workshop.  If you are interested in testing now or in the future and just want to lean more about the process, you are welcome to attend a workshop. 

Physical Agility Prep

Physical Ability Test Prep Info (PDF)

The video below will demonstrate proper push-up and sit-up techniques that will be required of you to pass the physical ability test.