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Psychological Screening Program

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Psychologi​c​al Screening Program 

​​The purpose of the Psychological Screening Program (PSP) is to provide pre-employment psychological screening of all candidates for State positions designated as peace officer empowered. Pursuant to the requirements of Government Code section 1031(f), Penal Code section 13601(a), California Code of Regulations sections 599.971 et seq., and in accordance with Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) regulations, psychological screening is conducted to identify those individuals, who because of mental or emotional conditions and/or maladaptive personality characteristics, are unable to perform peace officer duties in a safe and effective manner.

Contacts To register staff from hiring department in the Psychological Screening Program Candidate Processing Queue (PSPQ) to upload the necessary documents for processing. To request master proctor training, support with frontline training, questions regarding support during proctoring an exam, submit virtual disclosure & consent forms. If a candidate is “Pending" in PSPQ for an extended period of time, please have them reach out to us at this email and we will provide them with an update. Please use this email for questions regarding scheduling, passes, and disqualifications. ​




  Updated: 9/8/2015
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