Law enforcement recruits for all regions in Canada are required to undergo a fitness assessment as part of the recruitment process. Below is some information about the fitness requirements and standards for the region of Ontario. This information is presented for discussion and may be out of date - for the latest information see official sources.
Ontario Police Assessment Tests
In Ontario, they use a physical fitness test named the physical readiness evaluation for police (PREP).
The PREP test consists of:
- A 20 meter shuttle run where a score of 6.5 must be obtained to pass and a 7.5 to graduate.
- A 4 lap obstacle course named a pursuit circuit which includes climbing over a 4 foot wall, a push and pull resistance test of 70 lbs, arcing 6 times with the weight pulled from a weight machine and a 100 lb dummy drag. This obstacle course must be completed within 175 seconds.
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