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What the CHIP test involves and the scores you need to pass:

The Physical Ability Assessment includes the following four components:

  • Muscular Endurance: The score is the number of bent-leg sit-ups performed in one minute.
  • Absolute Strength: The score is the number of correct full-body push-ups performed in one minute.
  • Anaerobic Power: The score is the time it takes the candidate to run at maximal effort for a distance of 300 meters.
  • Cardiovascular Capacity: The score is the time (minutes:seconds) it takes the candidate to perform a 1.5-mile run.

Standards for Passing

The minimum scores for employment as a police officer are included below.

Age/Gender Sit-Ups Push-Ups 300 Meter Run 1.5 Mile Run
(Minutes:Seconds)
Male 20-29 38 29 59 seconds 12:38
Male 30-39 35 24 59 seconds 13:04
Male 40-49 29 18 72 seconds 13:49
Male 50-59 24 13 83 seconds 15:03
Male 60-69 19 10 N/A 16:46
Female 20-29 32 15 71 seconds 14:50
Female 30-39 25 11 79 seconds 15:38
Female 40-49 20 9 94 seconds 16:21
Female 50-59 14 7 N/A 18:07
Female 60-69       20:06