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​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. 

About IPS Testing Center

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 HERE
  2. Determine the requirements of the agency where you wish to apply
  3. Schedule and pass the required test here at IPS
  4. Print results and follow the agency application requirements

Criminal Justice Testing Center 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.
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 registstration, applicants can pay at the Testing Center with a credit/debit card or money order. 

It is the applicant's responsibilty 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,  PAT Practice and SWIM.

CJBAT tests 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
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 for the CJBAT/BAT Test at this link:

Register with IPS Testing Center for the PAT & Swim at this link:

—Fill in the requested information. Be sure to note your login for future reference. 

Contact the Testing Center
Allana Austin, Testing Center Specialist
Building 22, Room 108
Jeff Whitehurst. Testing Center Manager
Building 22, Room 108

Hours of Operation:
8:00 am- 4:00 pm

3501 Davie Road, Davie, FL, 33314
Motor Skills Testing Booklet
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. 
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. 

Nova Aquatic Center
7500 SW 36th Street
Davie, FL 33314
How should I prepare for the Physical Fitness portion of the academy?
Medical Clearance Form

Medical Clearance Form.pdf

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Can't find the answer to your question? See below for our most frequently asked questions, we hope this helps!


I missed my test, how can I reschedule?                                       

To reschedule follow these steps: Access your account, select a new date, select confirm schedule, DO NOT pay again, close the screen and send an email with your name, DOB, test name and new test date. We will handle the rest!


Where can I find my CJBAT/BAT test results?

 CJBAT/BAT test results are available at the FDLE ATMS site:                          


Where can I find my PAT or SWIM test results?               

Applicants will retireve their test results from their IPS account, under the view my results tab. 

I took the SWIM test over ten years ago, where can I find those results?                                                                                          

Send an email to member of the IPS Testing team, be sure to include name, DOB and test. 


I can't seem to login, should I create another account?      Creating a new account will not aid in retrieving your information. Send an email to a member of the IPS team. Be sure to include your name, DOB and reason for emailing. 


Where can I find the Medical Clearance Form?                         

The Medical Clearance Form is available in the Information Booklet, as well is one of the horizontal tabs above. 

Where can I find a physician?                                           

Applicants may choose any licensed physiciam; MD, DO or by the following medical professionals ARNP, PA, or PA-C. Chiropracters are not accepted.                                                                             The FDLE 75 and FDLE 75B forms are no longer accepted. 

How long is the form valid?                                                            

The Medical Clearance Form is valid 6 months from the date of medical examination. 

Can I test with an expired Medical Clearance Form?                No. 

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