The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Fitness-In-Total Certification test consists of four individual assessments including the following:
- 1.5 Mile Run
- 1 Minute Push Up Test
- 1 Minute Sit Up Test
- Sit and Reach Test
Deputy United States Marshal (DUSM) Candidates and applicants will be required to pass all four tests at 70% (minimum level) to graduate Basic Deputy U.S. Marshal (BDUSM) Training. Passing scores must be achieved within 90 days prior to attending Basic Deputy U.S. Marshal Training. Applicants who do not pass the test will have an opportunity to remediate at a later date.
Incumbents are required to take this test bi-annually for the duration of their career.
Operational employees are authorized up to 3 hours per week during the duty day to participate in approved fitness-related activities contingent upon the demands of the office and approval of the supervisor.
FIT Readiness Program - The objective of the United States Marshals Service FIT Readiness Program is to provide a comprehensive package to assist in assessing physical readiness, provide wellness resources and education on mitigating overuse injuries. The program focuses on utilizing the FITT principle. Upon completion of the self-assessment test, corresponding workouts, recovery breathing techniques and wellness information is available to enhance understanding and ability to improve physical wellbeing.