Sunday, April 29, 2007
Physical Fitness Question
Q: I am in the Army and currently stationed in Germany where I will remain until 2009. When I leave the Army I would like to persue a career in Law Enforcement. I was wondering if it is possible to skip the Physical Training part of the Police Academy because
of my military training and the Army's physical fitness standards.

A: No. The Indiana Law Enforcement Academy is the statewide academy for most Indiana departments, and they do not have any provision for it. The academy standards are identical to our physical agility testing standards, which you can see on our jobs page, or at the ILEA website. If you are in good shape and maintain it, you should have no problem with this portion of testing. Good luck to you, and be safe!
posted by South Bend Police Department @ 10:51 PM  

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