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83rd RTT Thread

Discussion in 'State Police' started by Goose, Oct 12, 2015.

  1. grapple42

    grapple42 New Member

    Thanks for the info. If anyone has any more specifics that would also be appreciated.
     
  2. j809

    j809 Subscribing Member

    Don't lie , it's that easy


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  3. Danusmc0321

    Danusmc0321 MassCops Member


    Know the coverage of the Troops, know the divisions, be able to name the units of MSP. And make sure you know who the Colonel is. It's an interview with scripted questions. The background is only an issue if they find things you didn't mention or don't have legitimate reasons or explanations for any negative things they find.
     
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  4. grapple42

    grapple42 New Member


    Thanks much for the detailed info. Very helpful.
     
  5. Mjmorgante

    Mjmorgante MassCops Member

    Anyone have any Intel on when the list might be compiled? I tried to go back through previous threads to see when the list came out based on the Academy start date. Most likely waiting for budget approval?
     
  6. Danusmc0321

    Danusmc0321 MassCops Member

    Most of the 83rd has already completed the backgrounds. Do you think that they are selecting the 83rd candidates off the new test... Because that's not happening.
     
  7. Mjmorgante

    Mjmorgante MassCops Member

    I'm in the group who just completed the background investigations, I'm trying to find out around what point does the appointment list get made for the ticket to the happiest place on earth
     
  8. MA12Local

    MA12Local MassCops Member

    Orientation for the 81st that started 12/2/2013 was in October. Orientation for the 82nd that started 10/19/2015 was in September. If you get a golden ticket, you probably won't know about it until a month / month and a half prior to the anticipated start date...
     
  9. Mjmorgante

    Mjmorgante MassCops Member

    Appreciate the info. I had assumed it would be something like that. From what I'm hearing August is the preferred start, although I've been told to plan on October. Having to check the website everyday from now until September will become tiresome. Not a bad problem to have I guess. Thanks again.
     
  10. MrCapias

    MrCapias MassCops Member

    83rd RTT website updated. Good luck to all - looks like background checks are about to kick in to high gear.
     
  11. TomW

    TomW New Member

    Does anyone know who this is looking for guys who didn't get invited to the first wave of med certs?
     
  12. TomW

    TomW New Member

    I'm sorry, I was a victim of auto correct.

    Initially, a number of candidates were invited to go the medical appointments. There were a number of candidates who did not receive an appointment date.

    I was just curious if anyone knew how it was looking for the candidates who didn't get a medical appointment the first time.

    Thank You
     
  13. Crazy Otto

    Crazy Otto Working for the clampdown

    Everyone's a victim.

    Helpful hint: Proofread before you submit. Will come in handy if you become a "chosen one".
     
  14. Thaleoking

    Thaleoking MassCops Member

    Check the website . . .it was recently updated and so was the list. If your number no longer appears, you are no longer being considered.
     
  15. Thaleoking

    Thaleoking MassCops Member

    Website updated . . .dates in July for Orientation and uniform fittings were provided. Also the second wave of candidates are no longer in contention (score of 97.75 or lower). Best of luck to those who are still in the running for the 100 to 175 spots.
     
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  16. MrCapias

    MrCapias MassCops Member

    That was a pretty drastic cut down in estimated class size! Let's hope it's on the top end for everyone's sake
     
  17. Thaleoking

    Thaleoking MassCops Member

    If the top number which appears to be 175 is what they go with. . . Any idea on how many will get called in on the 1st day and how many will be placed on "HURRY UP AND WAIT" status
     
  18. HuskyH-2

    HuskyH-2 G-Rap made me do it!

    Probably something they will elaborate on at orientation
     
  19. Pvt. Cowboy

    Pvt. Cowboy Lemme take a selfie Staff Member

    If memory serves... based on historical stats of day 1 no-shows, drop outs, following Monday no shows etc... I'm thinking it'll be between 200-210.

    Spare parts of about 30, just in case.

    A lot of variables in place, and my numbers could be far off, but it's from memory from past classes.
     
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  20. MrCapias

    MrCapias MassCops Member

    If the current estimated size I s 100-175, I would think that's the number they want going in, no? Or do you think they meant that they want to graduate that many (based on the release from 6/19)
     
  21. Bloodhound

    Bloodhound MassCops Member

    It would be the amount they want graduating. The 82nd had 220 slots for day 1, graduated around 160 if I recall.
     
  22. Thaleoking

    Thaleoking MassCops Member

    So if 175 is the top number . . .then 175 will show up on the 1st day? With a standby count of about 50 or so to backfill depending on how quickly people drop out along with the few who just won't show up?
     
  23. MrCapias

    MrCapias MassCops Member

    So given that they want to graduate 100-175 (a pretty large range) how many do you think wind up being invited to the Academy?
     
  24. unexpo

    unexpo MassCops Member

    (220/160) = (x/175)

    X= (220x175)/(160)

    X= 240.6

    So about 240 given they want to graduate 175
     
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  25. MrCapias

    MrCapias MassCops Member

    Even if you wind up being completely wrong, I just love that you made a formula out of this
     
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