ATTENTION CORRECTION OFFICER CANDIDATES:
Prior to employment, each corrections officer candidate is required to demonstrate their mental, and physical, fitness by successfully completing both of the following requirements:
- Successful completion of the Michigan Sheriff’s Coordinating and Training Council written examination, which tests the candidate’s mental fitness in the areas of reading comprehension, writing skills, and situational reasoning.
- Each local corrections officer candidate is also required to demonstrate their physical ability by successfully completing the Michigan Sheriffs’ Coordinating and Training Council (MSCTC) Local Corrections Officer Physical Ability Test (LCOPAT).
- After a conditional offer of employment, an evaluation by a licensed health care professional which demonstrates that the candidate is free from mental or emotional instabilities which may impair the performance of the essential job functions of a local corrections officer.
The written test results are valid for three (3) years from successful completion of the test. The physical ability test results are valid for one (1) year from successful completion of the test.
Further information on the above tests, as well as a testing site schedule, is available on the Michigan Sheriff’s Coordinating and Training Council website at: http://www.misctc.org/standards.html