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The Oregon Physical Abilities Test (ORPAT)
What is ORPAT?

The Oregon Physical Abilities Test (ORPAT) is a hybrid physical ability/job sample physical abilities assessment process designed to evaluate police officer candidates on essential physical capacities required to satisfactorily perform job duties.  ORPAT has been in use since July 1, 2007.
This program requires students to meet specific and measurable standards with respect to physical conditioning.  Students have two opportunities to successfully complete the ORPAT within a timeframe of 5:30.  They are tested upon entry to Academy training and again at graduation. 
Tasks replicated throughout the ORPAT process include walking, climbing, carrying, running, vaulting, pulling, jumping, lifting, and pushing.  These are the tasks deemed essential to be performed by a law enforcement officer through a job task analysis.

Oregon Physical Abilities Test - Video 
The Oregon Physical Abilities Test Description

Preparing for ORPAT