Public Safety Testing

Upcoming Tests & Events


Dispatcher Written Exam

Please note: You must successfully complete the PST Typing Test within 90 days (before or after) your written exam. Failure to do so may result in a failure of the test. Please log in to your account and, from your Dashboard, select "My Typing Test" in order to access the Typing Test. Once you complete your test, you will also need to assign your test score to your written exam.


Date of Event February 10th, 2024 @ 10:00am, Check-in Begins at 9:30am
Location Vancouver Police Department - Training Facility
521 SE Chkalov Drive
Vancouver, WA 98683
Open Seats 15

The following are not allowed near your testing area: backpacks, purses, bags, hats/caps of any kind, sunglasses, smart or analog watches, activity trackers, calculators, cellular phones, cameras, electronic devices of any kind, mechanical pencils/pens, beverage or water bottles with labels, and/or any other items determined inappropriate by testing proctors.

COVID-19 Safety Precautions:

  • Please remain outside of the facility until your scheduled check-in time to avoid gathering in a confined space. The queue for check-in may be outside the building, so please dress appropriately for the weather.
  • Physical distancing of a minimum of six (6) feet is highly encouraged.
  • If you are exhibiting any signs/symptoms of illness and/or have an elevated fever, and/or had a COVID-19 exposure in the previous five days, you will be required to reschedule your exam. You may be requested to review a health self-assessment before you are allowed into the testing area.