Recruits for Kentucky Law Enforcement are required to undergo a fitness assessment as part of the recruitment process. Below is some information about the fitness test requirements and standards. This information is presented for discussion and may be out of date - for the latest information see current official sources.
(The following information was retrieved in April 2013 from docjt.ky.gov)
The current test battery was developed by Drs Bryant Stamford and Robert Moffatt in 2009. The test consists of five components, conducted in the following order over a three hour period.
- Bench Press (% of body weight – conversion)
- Sit-up test (no. of repetitions, 1 minute time limit)
- 300 Meter Run (seconds)
- Push-up test (no. of repetitions, 2 minute time limit)
- 1.5 Mile Run (min:sec)
The table below shows the physical performance points distribution for each of the tests. Candidates must achieve a overall minimum of 50 points in total to pass.
|Test||9 pts||9.5 pts||10 pts||10.5 pts||11 pts|
|Bench Press||55.3%||59.7%||64%||68.5%||> 73%|
|Sit Ups||13||16||18||-||> 18|
|300m Run||68||67||65||-||< 65|
|Push Ups||14||17||20||23||> 25|
|1.5 Mile Run||17:56||17:34||17:12||16:44||< 16:15|
- Fitness testing for other law enforcement agencies