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07-03-07, 01:56 AM
Hi everyone, first time posting... I am taking the Mount Vernon physical agility test on Saturday and I was wondering how strict they are on passing. Will they fail you for missing a push up or two over the time or if you run a little slower than the time given. I have been training but I can't quite get the mile and a half run under the 12:30 mark yet. I know a couple of guys that took the NYPD physical and they passed it but they were more out of shape than I am. Anyone know how strict they are or has anyone not completed the exercises to what was expected and still passed??
Super Six 5
07-03-07, 02:05 AM
You have to meet the standards in all categories or it's a failure, even if it means 1 push up or 2 seconds on the run. It's pass or fail, there is no "good enough" rating.
07-03-07, 02:22 AM
nypd physical doesn't compare to Westchester physicals they are pretty strict you might do 10 push ups but only 8 will count.. Just keep pumping them out until they call time.. and the run on the last lap just push yourself the adrenaline will kick in you'll do fine.. and i do not at all mean the NYPD's is easier or harder they are just completely different pros and cons for both
07-03-07, 04:04 AM
Yes, they are strict. I'll be there on Saturday. If you didn't attend the practice last Saturday, you should. It was definately helpful...Good luck to you.
07-03-07, 01:16 PM
First of all, what i am about to say isnt to be rude or be a ****. I know all the LEOs will agree with me and it makes sense.
If you aren't in damn good shape, then you don't deserve to be a cop. Your goal shouldn't be to meet the requirements, it should be to blow them away. Put it this way. If you and your partner are chasing a mope and your partner catches up to him and takes him down while you're 250ft back huffin and puffin. Theres a good chance your partner is gonna get stabbed, shot, and possibly killed cause you weren't in good enough shape to have his back. Its not an opinion, its a fact.
Thats why I'm not a cop yet, I'm not in good enough shape yet, so I'm not wasting my time applying. Where I'm from we have to do 1.5m in 11:58, 40 situps in a min, and 33 pushups in a min. For me, I dont want to be a cop until I can do 11:00, 50 and 40.