Physical Agilities Test

All phyisical agility tests are held at Goldenwest College and the obstacle course is done on the Biddle Course. The course is located just west of the Criminal Justice Training Center and is always open and available unless the academy is using it. The physical agility test is the same regardless of whether or not you are a lateral, entry-level, or academy trained

The criteria for the Physical Agility Test are as follows:

DUMMY PULL: 165 lb. dummy must be dragged 35 feet in 10 seconds

VEHICLE PUSH: Fully equipped police vehicle 10 feet within 7 seconds. The vehicle is running and in neutral and is occupied by one driver.

1 Mile Run : Must finish within 8 minutes and 30 seconds.

OBSTACLE COURSE: Including barriers, 6' wall/fence in 1 minute and 20 seconds (See diagram below)


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Huntington Beach, CA 92648
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