502 Kar 45:045. Written Examination

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/502/045/045.htm
Published: 2015

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      502 KAR 45:045.

Written examination.



16.050, 16.080(1)


AUTHORITY: KRS 16.050, 16.080(1)


FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 16.050 and 16.080(1) require the establishment of

open competitive examination of applicants for employment as troopers. This

administrative regulation establishes the criteria for the written examination.


      Section 1. The

written examination shall be:

      (1) Practical in

nature; and

      (2) Designed and

constructed to reveal the capacity of the applicant for employment as a sworn

officer of the department.


      Section 2. (1)

An examination shall be administered at the times and places designated by the


      (2) The

commissioner may direct that an examination be conducted regionally if he finds

a regional examination to be convenient and practicable.


      Section 3. An

applicant may take the examination:

      (1) Two (2)

times in a twelve (12) month period.

      (2)(a) If an

applicant fails the written examination, he may notify the recruitment office

of the department that he wishes to retake the examination.

      (b) If he has

notified the recruitment office as provided by this subsection, he:

      1. May retake

the written examination once; and

      2. Shall retake

the next written examination that is scheduled at least thirty (30) days after

the written examination the applicant failed.


      Section 4. An

applicant shall have submitted a completed application prior to taking the

written examination.


      Section 5. An

examination shall be rated impartially.


      Section 6. An applicant

shall be informed of his score.


      Section 7. The

written examination shall be pass/fail. (19 Ky.R. 2180; Am. 2408; eff. 5-10-93;

22 Ky.R. 958; 1305; eff. 1-8-96; 23 Ky.R. 3092; 3564; eff. 4-15-97.)