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Police fitness test 'discriminatory'

A study has said new tests aimed at assessing the fitness of police officers should be abandoned, because they discriminate against women officers in favour of unfit men.

A study has said new tests aimed at assessing the fitness of police officers should be abandoned, because they discriminate against women officers in favour of unfit men.

The tests are due to start later in September following a a review last year, which found many officers were overweight.

Andy Gill reports.

  • 09 Sep
  • From the section UK