PHYSICAL ABILITY EXAMINATION
(Applicants must successfully pass a Pre-Employment Physical Ability Examination)
Download the 2015 Preliminary Application for Employment.
The following tests have been
validated and demonstrate the ability to perform job related tasks necessary
carry out the essential functions of the position of a police officer. The minimum passing scores for employment
are as indicated:
SIT UPS Designed to measure abdominal muscular endurance.
The score is the
number of bent knee sit ups performed in one (1) minute. The minimum standard for this test is
28 sit ups.
Designed to measure upper body muscular endurance and absolute
strength. The score is
number of push-ups performed in one (1) minute. The minimum standard for this test is 18.
1.5 MILE RUN Designed to measure
cardiovascular capacity. T he score is in minutes and seconds. The
minimum standard for this test is completion of the run in 14 minutes and 36 seconds.
Each test is graded as PASS or FAIL. Acceptance is based upon successfully passing all (3) three measures.
APPLICANTS SHOULD BRING APPROPRIATE GYM CLOTHING AND TENNIS SHOES TO PARTICIPATE
PHYSICAL ABILITY EXAMINATION. THEY MUST ALSO BRING THEIR CURRENT DRIVERS LICENSE.