This workshop offers Police Officer Trainee applicants the opportunity to practice completing the Physical Ability Test. Applicants will receive helpful tips and information that may improve test performance. The workshop is held at Merritt College in Oakland at the Rear Parking Lot (in Merritt College gym if raining). Exercise attire is appropriate. All participants must be on scene no later than 8:00am to participate.
Physical Ability Test (PAT) Workshop
Officer Damon Gilbert
Recruiting & Background Investigation Unit
Lead Defensive Tactics Instructor
Oakland Police Department
Office: (510) 238-3521
Cell: (510) 882-8238
Fax: (510) 238-6425
Accessibility and Interpretation Requests
Contact us to request disability-related accommodations, American Sign Language (ASL), Mandarin, Spanish or another language interpreter at least five (5) business days before the event.
All meetings held in-person are wheelchair accessible. Please refrain from wearing scented products as a courtesy to attendees with chemical sensitivities.