Understanding Physical Fitness and Employment Standards

Rob Marc Orr, Joseph Dulla, Robert G. Lockie, Jay Dawes

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Abstract

Physical screening and testing is a contested requirement amongst law enforcement personnel with a disconnect between requirement and intent often exacerbated by the failure of parties to fully understand the purpose of the measures. This session will examine four key intents behind physical screening and testing and provide research supporting their use (inclusive of graded versus neutral sex/age standards). Offering multiple case studies to provide examples, the development, implementation and downstream effects of some programs will be examined with subsequent approaches to optimize the implementation of screening and testing programs presented. Finally, three showcases, drawn from US agencies, will provide unique and specific insights.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusUnpublished - 26 Oct 2019
EventInternational Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Conference & Expo - Chicago, United States
Duration: 26 Oct 201929 Oct 2019
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ConferenceInternational Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Conference & Expo
Abbreviated titleIACP
CountryUnited States
CityChicago
Period26/10/1929/10/19
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Orr, R. M., Dulla, J., Lockie, R. G., & Dawes, J. (2019). Understanding Physical Fitness and Employment Standards. International Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Conference & Expo, Chicago, United States.
Orr, Rob Marc ; Dulla, Joseph ; Lockie, Robert G. ; Dawes, Jay. / Understanding Physical Fitness and Employment Standards. International Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Conference & Expo, Chicago, United States.
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