Maine Police Exams

Each department may choose which written exam and score they require you to take in order for you to be selected in the hiring process. Find out more on the Portland Police Exam and Maine State Trooper Exam.


To join the Portland Police Department you must take the entry-level written test. The test consists of 200 questions which measure general cognitive abilities and assess attributes important to performing as an entry level police officer. You must score a minimum of 70 to pass the test and remain in the hiring process. You will be notified of your status immediately following the test. Take a look at IO Solutions NCJOSI to prepare for the exam.

State Trooper

To become a Maine state trooper you must take the ALERT Exam. The test must meet the Maine Criminal Justice Academy's minimum passing score for entrance into basic law enforcement training. The test questions are multiple choice. The topics found on the exam are Writing Skills and Reading Comprehension. The Maine Criminal Justice Academy, where the ALERT exam is administered recommends you use the California POST exam to prepare. Take a look at the CA PELLETB exam to help you prepare.

Sample Questions

Reviewing sample questions and answers will help you prepare for the exam. Try our sample questions in various topics found on police exams.

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