“The Department of Justice is deeply committed to eliminating artificial barriers that keep qualified women out of public safety work,” Jocelyn Samuels, acting assistant attorney general for the department’s civil rights division, said in a statement.
According to state police, the current standards are as follows: 300 meter run: 77 seconds; pushups: 13 (no time limit); vertical jump: 14 inches; 1.5 mile run: 17 minutes, 48 seconds; agility run: 23.5 seconds
News sites are getting worse than porn sites. Nearly crashes my poor compy to load the linked page.
Apparently 23 percent of female applicants fail this test. Presumably, they knew beforehand they would have to take it. Which, ya know, has implications all its own. But at least as importantly, where do you even find a woman (or man, even) who can’t walk 1.5 miles in 17 minutes? Cocooned within the world’s largest bag of cheetos? Does she know she can turn up the speed on her Hoveround?
If I ever meet the 6% percent of male applicants who failed to do 13 pushups without a time limit, I’m going to sodomize them. I’m not even gay, it just feels like the right thing to do.