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Fitness Protocols

Sit-Ups PictureThe physical demands of the position require applicants to be in good heath.  Individuals should consult with a medical or health professional before beginning any new exercise, nutrition, or supplementation program or if any personal health questions arise after reviewing the contents of this guide.


The Scottsdale Police Department's Physical Performance Requirements are:

Push Ups (1minute)


Sit Ups (1 minute)


1.5 Mile Run (Min/Sec)


These physical performance requirements are set at the minimum to pass the City of Scottsdale testing process. If you successfully complete the entire testing process and are selected to attend the academy, these performance requirements will need to be improved significantly in order to pass the academy.

Applicants are encouraged to review the test protocols. Questions concerning this portion of the test should be directed to Senior Public Safety Analyst Sue Sola at 480-312-1931.

The Scottsdale Public Safety Personnel Unit reserves the right to change this process.

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