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Physical Fitness and Training

  • By: R. G. “Nick” McNickle
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

Police officers who are unfit put their own lives, the lives of their partners, and the lives of the public at risk. Today, American police academies lasting 12 weeks or more graduate fit recruits. The unsolved problem for many police departments ...

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