The Austin Police Training Academy is located at the Public Safety Training Campus (PSTC), a 24-acre tract in southeast Austin near Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. The daily hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The PSTC has developed a rigorous PT program to assist cadets with improving their muscular strength and endurance, as well as their cardio-respiratory ability. Cadets are strenuously trained, and applicants are expected to arrive at the PSTC at a certain level of fitness.
Cadets are physically assessed twice during the training academy at defined intervals before they undertake a final assessment near the completion of the training program. The requirements are: