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Law Enforcement – The Occupational Athlete

By Dr. Tamara Mouras
Criminal Justice and Homeland Security faculty member, American Public University System
Guest Contributor, Sports+Fitness Network

The daily occupational duties of a law enforcement officer call for a certain level of strength and conditioning that should be maintained throughout a career. Basic physical performance can directly relate to on the job performance when law enforcement officers are interacting with the general public. Law enforcement officers are called upon at any given time to physically confront, restrain and pursue individuals involved in criminal activity.

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