TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER V: ILLINOIS LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING STANDARDS BOARD
PART 1770 PART-TIME BASIC TRAINING
SECTION 1770.207 WELLNESS STANDARDS
Section 1770.207 Wellness Standards
a) Each probationary part-time police officer employed on or after January 1, 1996 shall successfully complete the Board's physical fitness tests before being allowed to begin the Part-Time Basic Training Course.
b) Each probationary part-time police officer employed before January 1, 1996 shall successfully complete the Board's physical fitness tests before beginning the physical skills unit.
c) Prior to being allowed to attempt any part of the POWER test, each probationary part-time police officer shall provide in writing to the coordinator, on a form approved by the Board, a medical release and authorization report signed by a licensed physician which indicates the officer is fit medically to take the POWER test.
d) The coordinator shall have the responsibility of scheduling the administration of the Board's Physical Fitness Training Standards as described in subsection (e) and following procedures as prescribed by the Board.
e) Every recruit shall be required to perform and successfully complete all of the Board's physical fitness tests in the sequence delineated in this Section. The tests shall be as follows:
1) Every recruit shall meet the Board's sit and reach standard as defined in Appendix A.
2) Every recruit shall meet the Board's one minute sit-up standard as defined in Appendix A.
3) Every recruit shall meet the Board's benchpress standard as defined in Appendix A.
4) Every recruit shall meet the Board's 1.5 mile run standards as defined in Appendix A.
f) If a recruit fails to meet any standard in subsection (e), the coordinator is authorized to administer a re-test of that specific standard on one more occasion. The re-test must be administered between 48 and 72 hours after the conclusion of the recruit's first physical fitness test.
g) If a recruit fails to meet the requirements set forth in subsections (e) and (f), then the recruit shall not be eligible to proceed with part-time basic training.
h) A recruit described in subsection (b) shall be allowed to successfully complete the requirements set forth in subsection (e) and (f) at any Board-approved POWER Test sites within 45 days prior to beginning the physical skills unit.
i) Within the final week of the academy, the recruit must complete the sequence of physical fitness tests set forth in subsection (e) again and the results of these tests must be shared with the Board for analysis.
(Source: Amended at 47 Ill. Reg. 9410, effective June 23, 2023)