Preparing to become a Police Officer

 

The Modesto Police Department is always looking for motivated, intelligent people. To become a Police Officer, it is necessary to complete a range of tests.  Among these are a written test, a physical agility test, and an oral interview.  The physical agility test will consist of:

 

 

  1. Body drag - this consists of the dragging of a 165 pound dummy for a distance of 32 feet within 20 seconds
  2. Agility course - this consists of a 99 yard obstacle course consisting of numerous sharp turns and obstacles that must be avoided or stepped/hopped over.  This must be completed within 25 seconds
  3. Chain link fence climb - this will require running five yards to a 6' chain link fence, climbing the fence, and running an additional 25 yards to complete the course.  This must be completed within 30 seconds. 
  4. Solid wall climb - this will require running five yards to a 6' solid wall, climbing the wall, and running an additional 25 yards to complete the course.  This must be completed within 30 seconds. Click here for demonstration.
  5. Run - this consists of a 500 yard distance that must be completed within 2 minutes. 
 

 

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