Course #1 - Pursuit and Control
Officer is seated in his/her
vehicle with seatbelt in use and wearing a 10-pound weight belt around waist to simulate gunbelt.
As the timed exercise
begins the officer will:
A - Undo seatbelt and open the vehicle door.
B - Run
30 feet and open building door.
C - Cross threshold (4 feet) and run up two flights of stairs and pause
for 60 seconds. There is no restriction on how the officer negotiates the stairs. Run down the stairs and out the door.
D - Run 100 feet from door to a 5 foot high platform, run up steps to the top of the 5 foot platform and
jump down. A ladder or ramps are acceptable variations to getting on top of the platform.
E - Run 37.5
feet, turn & reverse, run 37.5 feet, turn & reverse, run 25 feet to a 6 foot high wall and scale it. The wall is constructed
of cinder block, unpainted with a smooth top. If the applicant chooses, he or she may drag a rigid aid or object 10 feet from
the side of the wall and use it a a platform to scale the wall. The rigid aid or object will have handles, a flat top, weigh
50 pounds, and be 25 inches tall.
F - After scaling the wall, run 50 feet to a handcuff/arrest simulator,
pull arms down, touch ends and hold for 60 seconds. Arrest simulator is 5 feet high with 60 pounds resistance in right arm
and 40 pounds in left arm. End of exercise.
Time - 3 minutes 5 seconds.
Course #2 - Rescue
is standing at starting point wearing a 10 pound weight belt around waist to simulate gunbelt.
On signal the officer
A - Run 30 feet straight ahead and jump across a four feet wide barrier. The barrier is low to
the ground, e.g. ditch, highway divider, etc.
B - Run 12.5 feet and climb, jump or hurdle over a three
feet high barrier. The barrier is to resemble a fence or low wall, no more than 4 inches wide and at least eight feet long
made of metal or wood.
C - Run 12.5 feet to the back of a full sized vehicle and push it 30 feet on
a flat surface in the direction of a clear area where a victim extraction will take place. Full sized vehicle must weigh 5225
pounds + not including the driver. Standard police vehicles: Chevrolet Caprice 5091 pounds, Ford Crown Victoria 5326 pounds.
The car is occupied by a dummy (victim) wearing a seatbelt and weighing 190 pounds. The dummy must meet standards established
by the NMLEA.
D - Approach victim's door, open the door, undo seatbelt, pull victim out of the vehicle
and drag them 20 feet perpendicular to the direction of the vehicle. End of exercise.
Time - 42 seconds