Have you ever wanted to be a police officer? Well, here's your chance, as the Sulphur Police are holding open tryouts in April.

The tryouts will be held at the Sulphur High School track at 8:00am on Saturday, April 17. Participants are asked to dress in sportswear such as a t-shirt, shorts, and running shoes. You must also bring your own water and a state issued ID.

Here are the tryout physical requirements for Corrections Officer:

  • 16″ vertical jump
  • 15 push-ups (no time limit) rest in up position
  • 20 sit-ups (60 seconds time limit)
  • 300-meter run (under 85 seconds)
  • Half-mile run [optional] (under 5 minutes) (2 laps on a standard track)
  • Flexibility test (v-sit reach) fingertips must pass your toes

Here are the tryout physical requirements for Police Officer:

  • 16″ vertical jump
  • 20 push-ups (no time limit) rest in the up position
  • 25 sit-ups (60 seconds time limit)
  • 300-meter run (under 75 seconds) (standard track at any high school is 400 meters)
  • Half-mile run (under 5 minutes) (2 laps on a standard track)
  • Flexibility test (v-sit reach) fingertips must pass your toes

Contact Sergeant Nick Johnson with the Sulphur Police Department at 337-527-4536 if you are interested in trying out.

For more tryout requirements and information, click here.

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