Recruits for Nevada 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 This information is presented for discussion and may be out of date - for the latest information see current official sources.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 fitness test for Las Vegas Metro Police includes five tests, all of which are pass or fail. Failing one test means automatic elimination, and all of the tests must be completed in the same session.
- A “bend, twist and touch” agility test
- 100-yard dash - completed in 19 seconds
- 24 pushups in one minute
- 32 sit-ups in one minute
- Mile run in 10 minutes, 49 seconds or less.
(information was retrieved in Aug 2013 from an article on the lasvegassun.com)
- Fitness testing for other law enforcement agencies