Police Officer Physical Fitness

Fitness Requirements for Lancaster Police Officers and Recruits

All Police Officer applicants who pass the written portion of the entrance exam are  required to pass the Department’s physical readiness test in order to continue in the application process.

The minimum standard for all new applicants is passing the physical readiness test at 50% according to their age, weight, and gender.

The physical readiness test is pass/ fail.

All applicants must pass the entrance physical readiness test on the Concept2 Rower at damper setting at level five

The Department’s physical readiness test consists of rowing 2000 meters on a Concept2 Rower. Use the downloadable Excel spreadsheet below to find your minimum standard at the 50% and also calculate and train for a higher percentage to be competitive.

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Calculate the V02Max for the Concept2 Rower

Follow this link to calculate your V02Max for the Concept2 Rower