Event One: Rapid Acceleration Agility Course
This event is designed to simulate the variety of obstacles that may be encountered by a police officer. Applicants have 30 seconds to complete all of the following course obstacles:Low hurdle (2-foot wall) – simulates low hedges, garbage cans, etc.Solid board wall (4-foot) – simulates chain link fences, loading docks, etc.
Solid board wall (6-foot) – simulates stockade fences, etc.Tunnel (12-foot) – simulates running through storm drains, bridges, etc.
Serpentine (25-foot) – simulates running through crowds, etc.
Event Two: Trigger Squeeze
This event simulates firing a pistol. Applicants are given a training pistol and must be able to pull the revolver’s trigger 6 times in 4 seconds. The gun is held in one hand with no support. The pistol must be held steady for the entire testing cycle.
Event Three: Dummy Drag
This event simulates removing an unconscious person from a dangerous situation. Applicants must drag a 175-pound dummy approximately 60 feet in less than one minute.
Event Four: Ladder Climb with Shotgun
This event simulates checking the roof of a building. Applicants will have one minute to ascend and descend a 20-foot metal ladder while holding a shotgun in one hand.
Event Five: Endurance Run
This event simulates the foot pursuit of a suspect. The quarter-mile course includes ascending and descending stairs, and must be completed within 2 minutes 10 seconds.