RPD Physical Fitness Assessment
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All applicants that are approved to proceed in the application process beyond the initial interview will be required to participate in the Physical Fitness Assessment. This physical fitness evaluation is designed by The Cooper Institute. The assessment will be administered by Raleigh Police Department Specialized Physical Fitness Instructor(s). All events will be clearly described and or demonstrated by a physical fitness instructor before the event is performed by the applicant.

  • Bench press - 1 maximum repetition
    (pounds pressed ÷ body weight = .xx)

  • One minute sit up
  • One minute push-up
  • Vertical jump
  • 1.5 mile run
  • 300 meter run
The below listed requirements are to achieve a score of Fair or Above in each individual category. It is not necessary for you to score Fair or Above in each category, you must have an overall score of Fair or Above. In other words, if you do not do as well in one category, you must compensate in another category.


Men
Age Range 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59
Bench Press .99 .88 .80 .71
Vertical Jump 20.0 18.6 15.5 13.5
1 Minute Push-Ups 29 24 18 13
1 Minute Sit-Ups 38 35 29 24
1.5 Mile Run 12:29 12:53 13:50 15:14
300 Meter Run :59 :58 :72 :83

 

Women
Age Range 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59
Bench Press .59 .53 .50 .50
Vertical Jump 14.0 12.0 9.6 9.6
1 Minute Push-Ups 15 11 9 9
1 Minute Sit-Ups 32 25 20 20
1.5 Mile Run 14:50 15:38 17:11 17:11
300 Meter Run :71 :79 :94 :94