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Fitness Testing for Law Enforcement in North Carolina

Law Enforcement recruits in North Carolina, USA, are required to undergo a fitness assessment as part of the recruitment process and during employment. 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 This information is presented for discussion and may be out of date - for the latest information see current official sources.

Assessment Tests

This information pertains to Law Enforcement Officers in Burlington North Carolina, but possibly also applies to other areas in North Carolina.

Law enforcement officers in Burlington will have to undergo mandatory physical fitness tests for officers starting in 2015, at test known as the POPAT - the Police Officer Physical Ability Test.

POPAT - the Police Officer Physical Ability Test

The POPAT involves the following tasks in this order:


the information was retrieved from in Aug 2013.

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