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Advisory Services

General Information

The Advisory Services Program of the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police has been assisting law enforcement agencies since 1928 by providing both entry level and promotional exams as well as multiple consulting services. Our services are created and completed by a large and diverse staff of over 45 experienced law enforcement Consultants. OACP Advisory Services consultants have conducted over 1,200 Assessment Centers since 1985.

These services are not just for police departments but also:

  • Sheriffs’ Offices
  • Park Districts
  • Transit Authorities
  • University or College Departments
  • Other Political Subdivisions

We can assist with entry level testing as well as every stage of the promotional process through our offering of Written Exams and Assessment Centers. These services do can be purchased separately or together. A great fit for any department for the positions of corporal through chief.

Click here for more information on Written Exams

Click here for more information on Assessment Centers

Other Consulting Services

Advisory Services consultants will lend their experience and expertise by offering the following services:

  • Screening and Ranking Candidate Applications
  • Broadcasting of position announcements
  • Drafting Job Descriptions
  • Job Task Analysis
  • Staffing Studies
  • Organizational Reviews
  • Interview Panels

What the Candidates Say

“The most effective part of the Assessment Center was the extent the process attempted to mirror local problems and situations.”

“The assessors were well qualified and I will strongly support that our police department continue to use this testing procedure in the future!”

“By far the best process of three I’ve participated in.”

What Our Clients Say

“The OACP Assessment Process is an invaluable tool when looking to promote the best candidates in a police organization. OACP’s in-depth and detailed process provides a clear glimpse of how prospective candidates will operate in their sought after position.” Chief Mathew Fisher, Wooster PD

“OACP provided Assessment Centers for promotional examination processes to the ranks of Chief, Lieutenant, and Sergeant. Commissioners and candidates have all agreed that the processes were well targeted to the rank, and demographics of our city. Performance evaluations of the candidates selected have confirmed that the OACP Assessment Center results were accurate.” Paul Kattelman, Sharonville Civil Service Commission Chairperson

Contact Us

Mallory Murphy, Program Director at mallory.murphy@oacp.org, 614-761-4618

Monica Miller, Program Coordinator at monica.miller@oacp.org