• Running for several hundred yards.
  • Climbing over obstacles.
  • Crawling.
  • Pulling or carrying accident, fire or crime victims.
  • Using physical force to apprehend and subdue arrestees.
  • Withstanding prolonged exposure, as long as 8 hours, to extreme weather conditions.
  • Withstanding prolonged periods of standing or sitting.
  • Withstanding frequent exposure to stress-producing situations such as encountering persons injured or killed by accident, crime or suicide.
  • Dealing with domestic disputes.
  • Communicating with employees, tenants, patrons and the traveling public in a professional, courteous manner.
  • Dealing with verbal and physical abuse of the officer including taunts, insults and threats to the officer, family members or fellow police officers.
  • Communicating effectively with individuals suffering from trauma.
  • Operating a motor vehicle for long periods of time.
  • Using firearms effectively and being capable or successfully qualifying with department firearms (rifles, shotguns, handguns.)
  • Completing written reports in a clear, concise manner.
  • Working shifts as assigned.