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ALERT Test for Law Examination

March 22, 2010


Individuals interested in taking the Law Enforcement ALERT Test have an opportunity at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on Monday, April 26 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Nadeau Hall teleconference room. Anyone can take the exam.

The test is required prior to taking theMaine Criminal Justice Academy’s Law Enforcement Pre-Service Program, also known as the “100 hour course,” which will be offered on the UMFK campus from Monday, May 17 through Friday, June 4.
The examination consists of two main sections. The first part of the exam contains 60 questions that pertain to reading comprehension. The second part of the exam contains 100 questions dealing with writing skills. Both sections measure important basic abilities. A two- hour time limit has been set.
"This fits in with our expansion of criminal justice and public safety outreach efforts at UMFK,” said Dr. Tony Enerva, assistant professor of public safety administration & criminal justice.
The cost of the Alert Test is $40.00 and a picture ID must be presented at the time of the examination. 
To register or for more information, contact Dr. Enerva at (207) 834-7566 by e-mail at:
The ALERT test also is offered on-site at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy in Vassalboro on the first and third Wednesday of each month. For more information, call (207) 877-8000.