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Fitness Requirements for Trooper Trainees and Recruits

All trooper trainee applicants are required to pass the Department’s physical readiness test in order to continue in the application process.

The minimum standard for all applicants and new recruits is passing the physical readiness test at the 50 percentile according to their age and gender.

The application process is very competitive and only the top qualified applicants will be accepted to the Department’s recruit school.  The applicant’s physical fitness score plays an important role in their overall ranking.  Applicants scoring at the minimum 50 percentile on their physical readiness test are less likely to have a high enough overall ranking score to continue in the application process. 

All new recruits accepted to attend a recruit school must pass the entrance physical readiness test on the Concept2 Rower at the 50 percentile according to their age and gender on the first day of recruit school.  New recruits not passing the entrance physical readiness test on the Concept2 Rower at the minimum requirement will have their conditional job offer rescinded and will be sent home.  Candidates sent home due to not passing the entrance physical readiness test or who resign from a recruit school will be required to reapply and complete the application process again if the applicant wishes to attend a future recruit school.

The Department’s physical readiness test consists of rowing 2000 meters on a Concept2 Rower. Use the calculator below to find your minimum standard at the 50 percentile and also calculate and train for a higher percentage to be competitive.

Concept 2 Rower

Select Gender, Age, and input Weight

Inputs

    Male    Female


     20-29
             30-39
             40-49
             50-59
             60+


Results

The Minimum Requirements based on your age, gender, and weight are:

minutes and
seconds or less to complete the 2000 meter row.



   Concept2 Rowing Video

Desired Results

Enter your age, gender, and weight in Rower Inputs Block above and then enter desired Percentage here. Click Calculate to see the time:

(Do not put a "." only 1 to 100)
Percent (1 to 100)
minutes
seconds
to complete the 2000 meter row.