TEST DATE 04-26-2014

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                                                       POLICE OFFICER         

                                                             PHYSICAL ABILITY EXAMINATION
                                    (Applicants must successfully pass a Pre-Employment Physical Ability Examination)

 

 

       The following tests have been validated and demonstrate the ability to perform job related tasks necessary to
       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
      27 sit ups.

 

    PUSH UPS             Designed to measure upper body muscular endurance and absolute strength.  The score is the 
    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 15 minutes and 20 seconds.

 

 

 

       Each test is graded as PASS or FAIL.  Acceptance is based upon successfully passing all (3) three measures.

 

 

 

 

     NOTE:

 

     APPLICANTS SHOULD BRING APPROPRIATE GYM CLOTHING AND TENNIS SHOES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE
     PHYSICAL ABILITY EXAMINATION.  THEY MUST ALSO BRING THEIR CURRENT DRIVERS LICENSE.