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ALLEN COUNTY
SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

715 S. Calhoun St.  Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone 260-449-7535 Fax 260-449-7915

 

Media Event:

 

Date:               Saturday, January 26, 2008 

Time:            8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.      
Location:            Spiece Fieldhouse (Gym) 5310 Merchandise Drive.

Event:              New Officer Physical Agility Testing

 

On Saturday, January 26, 2008, the Allen County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting the physical agility phase of the police officer hiring process at Spiece Fieldhouse located at

5310 Merchandise Drive.  127 police officer candidates will be taking the physical agility test.  The candidates will be tested in four physical agility categories ranging from pushups to a 1.5 mile run.  Candidates must meet Department standards in each category to successfully complete this phase of testing.  The application process consists of the written examination, a physical agility test, a psychological profile, background investigation, polygraph examination, and Merit Board interview.  Successful candidates are then placed on an eligibility list.  Prior to being sworn on as police officers the candidates must pass a drug screen and a complete physical evaluation.   The Allen County Sheriff’s Department police officer process began with 297 initial applicants.

CONTACT:     Steve Stone
                        Public Information Officer
                        260-449-4954