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Law Enforcement Acreditation

Police Officer Physical Abilities Test

This is a modified version of the Police Officer Physical Abilities Test (POPAT) outlined.
Applicants will be required to complete this as a part of the initial application process.
The course is to be navigated within 7 minutes for Scenario #1 and within 4 Minutes for Scenario #2 in order to proceed in the hiring process.

Scenario #1: Chase and Apprehension: 7 Minutes or less
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Start Position in Chair

  1. Chair to Cone 1 (40 ft.) and back (around chair) 2 times
  2. Chair to Cone 2 (60 ft.) while completing the following obstacles:
    1. 4 foot broad jump
    2. 4 foot “fence” climb
    3. Crawl under obstacle (2 feet high)
  3. Cone 2 to mat
  4. Roll Drill, 2 repetitions (a-d equal 1 repetition)
    1. Start on top of 100 lb. heavy bag with left knee on mat
    2. Roll right until bag is over body
    3. Continue roll in same direction until back on top of heavy bag (complete when right knee touches mat)
    4. Perform complete turn to left until left knee touches mat
  5. 10 push-ups
  6. Roll Drill, 2 repetitions
  7. Mat to Cone 2 while completing the following obstacles:
    1. 4 foot broad jump
    2. 4 foot “fence” climb
    3. Crawl under obstacle (2 feet high)
  8. Cone 2 to step box
  9. 20 steps (up and down) on step box
  10. Roll Drill, 2 repetitions
  11. 10 push-ups
  12. Roll Drill, 2 repetitions

Scenario #2: Rescue : 4 Minutes or less

  1. Run from Cone 1 to Cone 2 (50 ft.) and back 2 times
  2. 20 Steps (up and down) on step box
  3. Run from Cone 1 to Cone 2 (50 ft.) and back 2 times
  4. Drag 150 lb. dummy from Cone 3 to Cone 4 (25 ft.) and back to Cone 3 (past line adjacent to cone each way)

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Disclaimer:
This POPAT video is being used with the expressed permission of the North Carolina Justice Academy.
The City of Fayetteville takes NO CREDIT for the making of this production or its contents.