Law Enforcement recruits in Montana, USA, 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 This information is presented for discussion and may be out of date - for the latest information see current official sources.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 standards are for Law Enforcement Montana Highway Patrol, USA, though it may apply to other officers in Montana and elsewhere. They need to complete:
- 1.5 mile run in 12 minutes and 51 seconds
- push-ups 29 in 1 minute
- sit-ups 38 in 1 minute
- sit and reach of 16.5
These values are at the level of 40 percent of the nation - they must do it above the 50 percentile to graduate
- Fitness testing for other law enforcement agencies