Road Patrol Testing

Application Requirements


To be considered for a Road Patrol Deputy position, all applicants must either be currently certified or certifiable through the State of Michigan/MCOLES (Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards.) Out-of-State deputies/police officers or for those whose certification has expired can contact the State of Michigan for information on MCOLES certification by either calling (517) 322-1417 or visiting their website.


Physical Agility Test Requirements


All candidates for road patrol deputy job openings are also required to take a physical agility test. Testing is typically conducted by invitation only. A passing score must be achieved prior to further consideration. Applicants should come dressed appropriately for all weather conditions, as the test is conducted outdoors.  The physical agility test will consist of push-ups, sit-ups, and a 2-mile run.  Physical requirements are based on age and gender are shown below.