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Basic Correctional Officer (BCO) Exit Requirements

Modified Cooper Single Norms

The exit exam is required for certification in any academy.

  • Vertical Jump (16 inches)
  • Sit-Ups (27 Reps-One Minute)
  • Push-Ups (18 Reps -Maximum repetitions with no time constraint and no rest during this phase of the test)
  • 1.5 Mile Run (15:12)

The procedure and order for testing is recommended as follows:

  1. Warm up for 3 minutes; perform the Vertical Jump test and rest for 2 minutes.
  2. Perform the One Minute Sit Up test and rest for 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Perform the Maximum Push Up test, then rest for 5 to 10 minutes.
  4. Do the cardio-warm up for 2 to 3 minutes, then perform the 1.5 Mile Run and cardio-cool down for 5 minutes.