To assist Police Officer applicants with passing the Peace Officer Wellness Evaluation Report (P.O.W.E.R.) test, the Chicago Police Department offers FREE work-out and P.O.W.E.R. test practice sessions throughout the year. Sessions schedules will be posted as they become available. Please check back on this site periodically.

If you applied for the position of Police Officer for the Chicago Police Department and are preparing to take the Peace Officer Wellness Evaluation Report (POWER) test, then this is for you!

The Chicago Police Department is hosting FREE prep sessions at the Chicago Police Training Academy (1300 West Jackson Blvd) to help you prepare for the POWER Test (see schedule below). Prep sessions are workouts that will incorporate flexibility, core strength, upper body strength, and cardiovascular endurance. Covid-19 protocols will be followed. Registration is not necessary. The prep sessions are available ONLY to those who are eligible.
Eligibility for participation:

  1. Be a current Police Officer applicant for the Chicago Police Department.
  2. Complete a waiver form that will be available onsite.
  3. Wear appropriate gym attire (gym shoes, no sheer or revealing clothing).
  4. Must present government issued ID.

Email us with any questions at: [email protected]

November 2023

Tuesday: 7, 14, 21, 28
Wednesday: 1, 8, 15, 29
Thursday: 2, 9, 16, 30

December 2023

Tuesday: 5, 12, 19
Wednesday: 6, 13, 20, 27
Thursday: 7, 14, 21, 28

January 2024

Tuesday: 2,9,16,23,30
Wednesday: 3,10,17,24,31
Thursday: 4, 11, 18, 25

All sessions will be at the Chicago Police Academy located at 1300 W. Jackson, 6:00 pm start time.