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Fitness Standards

Police work is physically demanding and requires officers to be physically fit. The Minneapolis Police Department Training Unit has prepared the following information on how to prepare for the Entry-Level Police Department Fitness Assessment. The events involved in the fitness assessment, and the desired minimum event standards, include the following:

 Fitness Standards

Component

Entry-Level
(CSO)

Academy Standard

Vertical Jump

13

16

300 Meter Run
(seconds)

8269

Bench Press

or

Push-ups

102 lbs;
or 60% of
body weight

150 lbs;
or 82% of
body weight

25

 28

Sit-ups

3035

1.5 Mile Run (Indoor Track)
(min.:sec.)

15:44

14:43

MPD Fitness Testing (video)

Note: At the end of the Community Service Officer program, persons will be expected to meet and/or exceed all of the event standards, before being eligible to promote to the position of Police Officer (Recruit) - or be released from employment with the Minneapolis Police Department.

Last updated Apr 7, 2014