Academy

The Southern Arizona Law Enforcement Training Center (SALETC)
10001 S. Wilmot Rd, Tucson, AZ 85756
https://saletc.org/

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