Unfit police will face pay cut under plans to rid service of fat officers - Telegraph Few things truly shock me these days but I was astounded that the Police do not have annual fitness tests. I think had to re-read the proposed annual requirement. An initial annual test requiring officers to reach level 5:4 on the bleep test should be brought in by September next year, he said. This is equivalent to an average speed of 8.8kph (5.5mph) for three minutes 35 seconds, he said. It's two weeks until April Fools, surely?