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Applicant Physical Requirement Test

All Park Police entry level applicants are required by The Maryland-National Capital Park Police, Prince George’s County Division to participate in the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Pre-Employment Applicant Physical Requirement Test (APRT). In order to participate in the Prince George’s County Police Academy the APRT will be performed under the guidance of a Prince George’s County Police Officer/Maryland-National Capital Park Police Officer and consists of the below elements. You need only to certify that the applicant may safely participate in the below listed exercises:
  • Push-Ups (muscular endurance) – push-ups performed in one minute, based on age and gender.
  • Sit-Ups (muscular endurance) – bent leg sit-ups preformed in one minute, based on age and gender.
  • 1.5 Mile Run (cardiovascular) – performed in less time allowed, based on age and gender.

Minimum Scores for Entrance as a Maryland-National Capital Park Police Officer

 Male  Push-Ups (1 Minute) Sit-Ups (1 minute) 1.5 Mile Run
20-29 25 35 13:30
30-39 20 30
14:15
40-49 15 25 15:00
50-59 10 20
15:45

Female Push-Ups (1 Minute) Sit-Ups (1 minute)
1.5 Mile Run
20-29 14 30 15:55
30-39 10 25 16:45
40-49 8
20
17:45
50-59
5
15
19:00

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