Academic & Physical Requirements

Academic and Physical Requirements

 

Detention Officer

  • Score 70% or above on the Math and Reading sections of the P.O.S.T. exam (study guide on website)
  • Agility Course: the Illinois Shuttle Run, to include a 175lb Red-Man dummy drag in 40 seconds (course graphic below)

Deputy
Lateral Transfer less than 1 Year T.C.O.L.E. Experience

  • Score 70% or above on the Math, Reading and Grammar sections of the P.O.S.T. exam (study guide on website)
  • Physical requirements performed in this order:
    • Push Ups: Minimum of 24 within 1 minute
    • Sit Ups: Minimum of 24 within 1 minute
    • 1.5 mile run within 15 minutes 55 seconds
    • Agility Course: the Illinois Shuttle Run, to include a 175lb Red-Man dummy drag in 40 seconds (course graphic below)

Deputy
Lateral Transfer more than 1 Year T.C.O.L.E. Experience

  • Score 70% or above on the Math, Reading and Grammar sections of the P.O.S.T. exam (study guide on website)
  • Agility Course: the Illinois Shuttle Run, to include a 175lb Red-Man dummy drag in 40 seconds (course graphic below)

MCSO BPOC Cadet

  • Score 70% or above on the Math, Reading and Grammar sections of the P.O.S.T. exam (study guide on website)
  • Physical assessments performed in this order (only disqualifying minimum is the Agility Course):
    • Push Ups: Minimum of 24 within 1 minute
    • Sit Ups: Minimum of 24 within 1 minute
    • 1.5 mile run within 15 minutes 55 seconds
    • Agility Course: the Illinois Shuttle Run, to include a 175lb Red-Man dummy drag in 40 seconds (course graphic below)

Telecommunicator / Dispatcher

  • Applicants must pass the CritiCall exam
  • No physical requirements

For more information on each position’s job duties and educational/experience/skill requirements, please go the respective job opening on the “Job Opportunities” tab on the left-hand side.



agility run

Black and white graphic of MCSO agility run.


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