Testing Center

​The Institute of Public Safety (IPS) Testing Center administers examinations for applicants pursuing careers in Law Enforcement, Corrections and Police Service Aide positions in cooperation with the Broward County Chiefs of Police Association.

The Institute of Public Safety (IPS) Criminal Justice Testing Center located at Broward College Central Campus is a regional assessment center serving applicants pursuing a law enforcement or corrections career.

The IPS Testing Center is not a hiring agency. We are a regional selection center for those who wish to apply in law enforcement or corrections. Tests administered at IPS comply with the State of Florida's Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (CJSTC) and the Broward County Chiefs of Police Association standards. 

How to get started in your Law Enforcement career:

  1. Download the Information booklet (PDF)
  2. Determine the requirements of the agency where you wish to apply
  3. Schedule and pass the required test here at IPS Testing Center
  4. Print results and follow the agency application requirements

Testing Registration and Login

To register for testing, applicants must first create an account. Account creation and test registration can ONLY be completed online.

Register/Login for the CJBAT/BAT Test

Register/Login for the PAT & Swim Test

Be sure to note your login for future reference. 

Announcements

The IPS Regional Testing Center fees can be paid online, or at the Testing Center. Applicants paying at the Testing Center may do so with a credit/debit card, or a money order. Note: There is an additional $3.50 convenience fee for online payments. ALL payments are valid for 30 calendar days.

Starting February 1, 2020, physical agility practices will be $5.00, as there is no online registration, applicants can pay at the Testing Center with a credit/debit card or money order.

It is the applicant's responsibility to maintain their Medical Clearance Forms, as the Testing Center does not make copies. A COPY of the form is required for EACH attempt of the PAT/BMST, PAT/BMST Practice and SWIM.

CJBAT test results prior to August 2018, can be found on the ATMS FDLE site. Applicants are not to contact the FDLE for test results.

The Testing Center will be closed on the following dates:

  • Monday, January 20, 2020, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • March 2-6, 2020 for Spring Break
  • Monday, May 25, 2020, for Memorial Day
  • Friday, July 3, 2020, for Independence Day
  • Monday, September 7, 2020, for Labor Day
  • Wednesday, November 11, 2020, for Veteran's Day
  • December 21, 2020 - January 1, 2021, for Winter Break

SWIM Test

Applicants must report to the Nova Southeastern Pool by no later than 15-30 minutes before test time. Medical Clearance form, Mandatory Attire (see information booklet), ID and Proof of Payment is required. 

The applicant is required to swim 50 yards; 25 yards up and 25 yards back. This is NOT a timed test. 

Location:

Nova Aquatic Center
7500 SW 36th Street
Davie, FL 33314

Pearson VUE BAT Candidate Prep

Applicants may purchase study resources from the Pearson Vue site or at Broward College - Central Campus Bookstore in Davie, Building 19. Study resources are not available at the Testing Center. 

Medical Clearance Form

The Medical Clearance Form is valid 6 months from date of medical examination. Invalid or expired forms will not be accpeted. 

The CJSTC 75B is no longer a valid FDLE form and will not be accepted. 

Contact the Testing Center

Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am- 4:00 pm

Location: 3501 Davie Road, Davie, FL, 33314

Contacts: 

Jeff Whitehurst, Testing Center Manager
Building 22, Room 108
954-201-6429
e-mail: jwhitehu@broward.edu

Allana Austin, Testing Center Specialist
Building 22, Room 108
954-201-6931
e-mail: aaustin@broward.edu  

Giovanna Caso, Testing Center Specialist
Building 22, Room 108
954-201-6790
e-mail: gcaso@broward.edu