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Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) Entrance Standard

The entrance requirement is required for entrance into the POST academy. You will need to check with your academy to verify if they require an entrance test.

  • Vertical Jump (15 inches)
  • Push-Ups (16 Reps -Maximum repetitions with no time constraint and no rest during this phase of the test)
  • Isometric Plank (1:00-One Minute)
  • 1.5 Mile Run (15:37)

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 Maximum Push Up test, then rest for 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Perform the Isometric Plank One Minute test and 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.