Institute of Public Safety Testing Center

Testing Registration and Login

To register for testing, applicants must first create an account. Account creation and test registration can ONLY be completed online.  **Please note these sites are NOT Mobile Friendly and must be completed on a computer.**

Register/Log in for the PAT & Swim Test

Register/Log in for the CJBAT Test

Be sure to note your login for future reference.

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

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.

We are not a hiring agency. Please direct all employment inquiries to the law enforcement agency to which you are interested in applying.

How to get started in your Law Enforcement career

  1. Download the Information Booklet (PDF)
  2. Determine the requirements of the agency to which 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


The Criminal Justice Testing Center will be closed on:

  • March 4-8, 2024 (Spring Break)
  • May 27, 2024 (Memorial Day)
  • June 19, 2024 (Juneteenth)
  • July 4, 2024 (Independence Day)
  • September 2, 2024 (Labor Day)
  • November 11, 2024 (Veteran's Day)
  • November 27-29, 2024 (Thanksgiving Break)
  • December 20, 2024-January 1, 2025 (Winter Break)

If Broward College closes due to severe weather, then the Testing Center at the Institute of Public Safety will be closed. 

Physical Agility Test (PAT) & Swim Test

Check-In and Testing for the PAT are completed at the Obstacle Course, located in the northeast area of Broward College Central Campus next to Building 21 & 22. A copy of the completed Medical Clearance Form, and ID is required. Applicants are to park along the obstacle course in every other parking space.

3501 Davie Road
Davie, FL 33314

Swim Test
Applicants must report to the Pine Island Aquatic Center by no later than 15-30 minutes before test time. A Medical Clearance form, ID, and Proof of Payment are required. The applicant is required to swim 50 yards; 25 yards up and 25 yards back. This is NOT a timed test.

Effective July 5, 2023, The Institute of Public Safety will no longer require the swim test requirement for entry into the Basic Recruit Program.  IPS will continue to offer the swim test to those agencies that require it for employment.  

Pine Island Aquatic Center
3800 SW 92nd Avenue
Davie, FL 33328

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 the date of medical examination. Invalid or expired forms will not be accepted.

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

Contact the Testing Center

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

3501 Davie Road
Davie, FL, 33314


Jeffrey Whitehurst, Testing Center Manager
Building 22, Room 117

Denise Warrick, Testing Center Specialist
Building 22, Room 108