Physical Requirements


  • All applicants must meet the physical requirements in the City of Victoria Job Description for the position for which they are applying.
  • Applicants for Police Officer Trainee to be sent to the Victoria College Police Academy by the VPD, must meet the Academy’s physical fitness entrance requirements.
  • Police Officer applicants must successfully complete the VPD physical ability course. The VPD physical ability course consists of an obstacle course that must be completed in 90 seconds which includes a 4 foot and a 6-foot wall; balance beam; hurdles; running, etc. Applicants must also drag an approximately 180-pound dummy.