Wisconsin State Patrol trooper/inspector positions require
candidates to be in good physical and mental condition. All
candidates, regardless of previous experience or state service, must
successfully complete all phases of the physical agility testing
The candidate will sit behind the steering wheel of a standard
patrol car with his/her hands resting on the steering wheel. At the
sound of a whistle, the candidate will exit the car and run a
distance of 40 yards, make a left turn, weave in and out of a series
of cones for 40 yards and end by climbing/jumping a four foot
barrier. All candidates must complete the obstacle course in 29
seconds or less.
The candidate will stand 3 feet from a patrol car with the door
closed. At the sound of a whistle, the candidate will remove a dummy
weighing approximately 165 pounds from the car. The dummy must be
dragged, lifted or carried for 60 feet to a line which is marked by
two yellow standards. The dummy's feet must cross the line within 49
The candidate will sit in a car with the door closed. At the sound
of a whistle, the candidate will exit the car and sprint 15 yards.
From here the candidate will pull the arms of an arrest resistor
together by grasping the left arm with the left hand and grasping
the right arm with the right hand and hold them together for 3
seconds. The entire process must be completed in 15 seconds or less.
You are required to bring gym clothes, gym shoes and a towel. If you
have additional questions, contact your nearest State Patrol