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Special Function Officer (SFO) Exit Standard

The exit exam is required for SFO certification in any academy.

  • 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 prior to the performance of the Vertical Jump test and rest for 5 minutes.
  2. Perform the Push Up test, then rest for 7 minutes.
  3. Perform the Isometric Plank test and rest for 5 minutes.
  4. Perform the 1.5 Mile Run and cardio-cool down for 5 minutes.