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To Schedule BAT Testing, click here:

To Schedule PAT and Swim Test, click here:

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
Starting August 14, 2019, the swim test will begin at 12:00 pm.

The IPS Regional Testing Center fees are to be paid online. Pay for all tests online and bring a receipt to the Testing Center on the day of your scheduled test.


Please make sure you maintain a copy of your doctor's form as the Testing Center does not make photocopies. A copy of the form is required EACH TIME an applicant is testing for either the Swim or PAT.

The Testing Center will be closed on the following dates:

  • Monday, September 2, 2019, for Labor Day
  • Monday, November 11, 2019, for Veteran's Day
  • Thursday and Friday, November 28 & 29, 2019 for Thanksgiving
  • December 17, 2019, through January 2, 2020, for Winter Break
Testing Registration and Log In
All test registrations take place online. To sign up for a test:
  1. Register for the BAT Test at this link: https://home.pearsonvue.com/fdle/BAT
  2. Register with IPS Testing Center for the PAT & Swim at this link: https://start.broward.edu/IPSApplicants/default.aspx—Fill in the requested information. Be sure to note your login for future reference. 
Contact the Testing Center
Allana Austin, Testing Center Specialist
Building 21, Room 102
954-201-6931
 
Jeff Whitehurst. Testing Center Specialist
Building 21, Room 102
954-201-6790

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

Location:
3501 Davie Road, Davie, FL, 33314
Motor Skills Testing Booklet
Pearson VUE BAT Candidate Prep Presentation
SWIM Prep
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. 

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