The Southern Arizona Law Enforcement Training Center (SALETC)
10001 S. Wilmot Rd, Tucson, AZ 85756

Peace Officer Physical Aptitude Test (POPAT)
Arizona Peace Officers Standards and Training (AZPOST) requires all police recruits to pass the POPAT to graduate and become a certified officer in the State of Arizona.  The test consists of:

  • 500 yard run
  • 99 yard obstacle course
  • Body Drag
  • 6 foot chainlink fence
  • 6 foot solid wood fence

Recruits will also need to demonstrate proficiency in the areas of Firearms, Driving, and Defensive Tactics in order to graduate.

Behind the Badge: Making of a Police Officer