Medina City Council contemplates proposal to re-instate physical fitness test for police officers and firefighters

  • Source: WEWS-TV IBS 5 Cleveland
  • Published: 10/12/2017 08:04 AM

Your life is in their hands, but are they fit to do the job? That’s what the city of Medina is trying to determine through proposed physical and age requirements for the city’s police and fire departments. This comes just months after the police chief reluctantly resigned citing health issues. "I think the public’s expectation is that all firefighters and police officers are already physically fit,” said Medina City Council President John Coyne. Now as the city searches for a new police chief to lead the force, they are also contemplating a proposal to set an age and physical requirement for police and fire.


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