Reading and Writing

MCOLES Reading & Writing Test

The reading and writing test is designed to measure writing skills and reading comprehension, required both in basic police training and on the job. The cost to take the test is $68.00.

Test results are not available by calling MCOLES or the academy where the test was taken. MCOLES does not issue duplicate documentation of test scores.

Log into the PBS Web site by clicking on the link "PBS Web Site" in the box below: 

To view information regarding the reading and writing test, including test schedules, enrollment procedures, and test scores, go to the PBS Web Site .

If you experience technical difficulty logging into the PBS Web site, the telephone number is:  1-877-422-4092.

Tests are offered only at participating training academies which are under Commission supervision.  Your test results never expire, if taken after November 1, 1999, but you may retake the test at any time, if you desire. You may access your test results online 24 hours after the test administration is complete by clicking on the PBS Web site link. You will then need to click on the link"View the Results of a Completed Test". You should enter your e-mail address and password to view your results. In addition,results will be mailed to all candidates within two weeks of the test administration. 

MCOLES Reading and Writing Test

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