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Sit-Ups Thwart 155 Wannabe Cops

by Christopher Peak | Jul 13, 2017 2:29 pm | Comments (11)

File PhotoThe police department is starting to sweat about the number of recruits for its next class, after it hemorrhaged hundreds of applicants in the very first step: the physical fitness test.

Roughly half of this year’s 1,223 applicants didn’t make it past the first round: 155 failed the physical agility test and another 393 didn’t show up at all, reported Officer Yelena Borisova, who conducts background investigations. Another 675 are still in the running.

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