Do you need to pass a psychological examination
under PA Act 120 in order to:
your law enforcement officer training in any
Pennsylvania police academy?
working in a PA municipal police department?
your job as a PA State Trooper?
Re-activate your expired PA Act 120 Police
120 psychological examination must be conducted by a
qualified PA licensed psychologist.
If you are
applying for any law enforcement position in a
municipal, county, or state police agency in
Pennsylvania, or applying to attend a private police
academy, you must become Act 120 Certified in
Pennsylvania. This requires passing the Act 120
psychological examination performed by a licensed
Dr. Bruce Eimer is a
Pennsylvania Licensed Psychologist, NRA Certified Law
Enforcement Firearms Instructor, Pennsylvania MPOETC Certified
Lethal Weapons Training Instructor, and a PA Act 235 Certified
Security Agent. In addition to practicing clinical and forensic
psychology, Dr. Eimer provides professional firearms training to
everyday people, as well as to law enforcement and security
professionals. He conducts
firearms qualifications for 50-state concealed carry for
retired law enforcement officers in Pennsylvania under HR218. He is
the co-author of the
Essential Guide to Handguns and
the author of the
Essential Guide to Concealed Carry. Since 2004 he has
of a monthly column in
Concealed Carry Magazine. Dr.
Eimer understands lethal weapons and the people who carry them.
Whom you select to conduct your psychological examination, which
MMPI-2, can impact
your career. So it only makes sense to choose an expert in the
field of clinical psychology who also understands police
officers, the requirements, demands, and challenges of the law
enforcement profession, and the world of firearms and other
lethal and less lethal weapons.
Dr. Eimer's practice is
firearms-friendly and when you get your Act 120 psychological
examination done by Dr. Eimer, you walk out of his office with
your report in your hand. Don't wait a month for a psychologist
to send in your report to the state -
get instant turnaround!
The fee for an individualized one-on-one Act 120 Psychological
Examination is $200. The fee for a group Act 235 Psychological Examination is $100.
The Act 120 Psychological Exam is based on a higher standard of
evaluation of a candidate's mental fitness and mental stability
than is the Act 235 Psychological Exam. This is because the
demands, responsibilities, and stressors of an Act 120 certified
police officer are greater than those of an Act 235 certified
With convenient offices just outside of Northeast Philadelphia
in Huntingdon Valley and Abington, PA, it's easy to arrange for
your testing with Dr. Eimer. Call (215) 947-7867 or email today and let Dr.
Bruce Eimer help you get a head start in your Law Enforcement