Pennsylvania Act 235 Testing

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We will not be scheduling a Comprehensive Act 235 Exam Session until some time in August 2016, but you can request a one-on-one appointment for the Act 235 Psychological Examination by calling 215-947-7867. Completion time is approximately 2 hours long and costs $200. Insurance is NOT accepted.

If you want to become a Pennsylvania Act 235 certified security officer, you have to apply to be accepted into the Pennsylvania State Police Lethal Weapons Training program. The application process requires that you pass a psychological exam, a physical exam, and a criminal background check.

On selected Saturday mornings as announced, our office runs Act 235 Lethal Weapons Certification Examination Sessions during which you can take your psychological examination, your physical examination, and have your fingerprints done, all in the same place, for your convenience.

Our next Act 235 Lethal Weapons Certification Full-Service Examination Session will be some time in August 2016. Date to be announced.

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Psychological Exam

We do the Act 235 psychological exam on selected Saturdays. The exam is administered by Bruce N. Eimer, Ph.D., ABPP, who is a PA licensed psychologist. Our exam sessions begin promptly at 8:00AM and there are limited spaces, register today! Dr. Bruce Eimer’s fee for the psychological examination service is $150.

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Physical Exam

For your convenience, you can also get your physical exam done, for an additional cost, at the same time that you get your psychological exam. Timothy J. Gill, MD, our PA licensed physician, charges $75 for the Act 235 physical exam. Dr. Tim Gill’s fee is NOT included in the charge that you pay on this website.

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For your convenience, you can also get your required fingerprints done at our office by Fingerprints Now for an additional fee of $40, payable directly to the fingerprint technician. To reach them directly, the number is 215-510-2428. The charge for fingerprinting is NOT included in the fee you pay at this site.

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