Peace Officer Professional Standards



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In 1998 the Kentucky General Assembly passed the Peace Officer Professional Standards Act. This legislation established minimum qualifications that applicants must meet to be employed in law enforcement throughout the State of Kentucky. 

Each of the events are administered by the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council (KLEC). 

    Peace Officer Professional Standards

    Peace Officer Applicants only must also meet the remaining minimum standards:


          * Physical Agility Test

Five (5) physical fitness tests will be given in (3) hours, in the following order: ? Bench Press (% of body weight – conversion) ? Sit up Test (1 minute time limit) ? 300 Meter Run ? Push up Test (2 minute time limit) ? 1.5 Mile Run


Last Updated: 01/29/2015