Becoming a New York State Trooper isn't for the faint of heart or the weak of body! The physical requirements are intense, and if you're wondering if you've got what it takes, then read on!

To start, you'll need to pass a physical fitness test. This includes sit-ups, push-ups, 300-meter run, and a 1.5-mile run. How are you doing so far? Once you pass the fitness test, you'll have to take on the obstacle course.

This is designed to simulate real-life scenarios that you would face as a trooper on the job. Thing like climbing a fence, going through obstacles, and carrying heavy equipment.

The New York State Police are looking for the best of the best. They want candidates who are physically fit along with mental aptitude, integrity, and a sense of duty. If you're someone who wants to serve and protect our community, this might be the right path for you.

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If you want to be a part of  the New York State Police, you have to prepare yourself way ahead of time. The NYS Police will give you resources and guidance on its official website. This includes specific training programs and tips for boosting your fitness levels. If you're serious on becoming a trooper take advantage of these resources and get yourself ready!

The physical requirements might seem demanding but the rewards of serving as a State Trooper are great. You will keep our community safe, and you'll be a part of a proud, close group of officers.

This is something that will give you a sense of pride and life-long friendships with a select and special group of people. Can you handle the challenge? Only you can answer that!

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