Chicago's top cop wants force in better shape


By Fran Spielman and Annie Sweeney
The Chicago Sun-Times
Related: Was a Chief out of line for telling his officers to get fit?

CHICAGO — Chicago's new top cop said he is considering a mandated physical fitness test for officers, one that could also take into account body fat, not only how much a cop weighs.

Saying the current system of using cash to encourage cops to get fit doesn't work, Supt. Jody Weis said any requirements probably would be grandfathered in and nothing will likely happen for a year. He also knows he has to work with the union.

LexisNexis Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.   
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy
  1. Tags
  2. Command Staff - Chiefs / Sheriffs

Recommended Health - Physical and Mental Fitness

Join the discussion