Police in Hampshire among fittest in country

POLICE in Hampshire are among the physically fittest in the country, new figures show.

Thursday, 21st July 2016, 12:41 pm
Updated Thursday, 21st July 2016, 1:48 pm

Just seven police officers out of 1,334 failed a fitness test in 12 months, the College of Policing revealed.

The figures - which show 99.5 per cent passed - cover from September 2014 to August 2015.

They show only City of Police with a 100 per cent pass rate and South Wales police, with 99.6 per cent, had a higher pass rate.

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In February The News revealed that 10 failed in the whole of 2015 but 1,660 police officers passed.

The beep test level required to pass is different depending on job roles.