For Cadets these tests are based on the 40th percentile and for Out-of-State Laterals these tests are based on the 50th percentile as established by the Cooper Institute.
Cooper Institute Standards
40 Yard Dash
Tactical Functional Training
The modern police environment requires a cop in control of their body. Exhausted cops are less prepared for that one career defining moment. Out-of-shape cops don't just fail to pursue and apprehend perps - their careers are cut short. They burn out mentally or wind up on long term disability.
The TFT system will identify individual officer EXPOSURE POINTS susceptible to injury. We target problem areas for strength building through a multi-level evaluation and fitness building process.
“Learning and seeing the benefits of the TFT Program, I was convinced this program should be part of our Police Certification Curriculum. The TFT Program can assure the Law Enforcement Professionals can survive the physical and mental demands that this essential profession demands.”
Director of a State Training and Standards Bureau
“The TFT Program showed me that little to no equipment is needed for a solid, well-rounded fitness program. As a member of the Dubuque Police Department's fitness committee, I highly recommend this program.”
Officer Chad C.
Officer for the Dubuqe Police Department
“Since starting this program I've lost 50 lbs. I'm sitting here competing with kids who are 10 years younger then me and SMOKIN' them in the gym now. And it just feels GREAT. This program is definitely going to give you that step up.”
Criminal Justice-Law Enforcement Student
“The TFT Program correlated each exercise to movements, actions, tasks, and situations an officer would find themselves in. I believe our recruits are more prepared both physically and mentally for the challenges of patrol services after completing this program.”
Officer Linda B.
Officer of Madison Police Department
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New Mexico Department of Justice
201 3rd St NW #900, Albuquerque, NM 87102
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