Testing

  • During the application process, the applicant will undergo the following testing:

    • Physical conditioning assessment (stress test)
    • Psychological evaluation
      • MMPI Personality Test
      • NEO-PI-R
      • Nelson-Denny reading test
      • Personal interview with a licensed psychologist
    • Pre-testing for academy physical requirements (must meet 30th percentile or above for acceptance)
      • 300-meter run
      • Bench press
      • Sit-ups
      • 1½-mile run

    Please see the Officer Certification Information on the Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission (MPOETC) website for details of physical requirements, which are based on age and gender.