This is a physically demanding event, preparing students for the rigors of law enforcement patrol. This event is structured similar to the LawFit challenge.To encourage students to develop endurance, muscle coordination, and mental acuity demonstrated by police officers in real world scenarios.
Competitors shall wear a uniform consistent with current standards in law enforcement patrol. Competitors must wear a duty belt equipped with a mock firearm.
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8 Large Cones (4 large cones for Serpentine run. See diagram for placement)(3 large cones for 90 degree turns)(1 large cone for suspect identification)
(for event assistants)
use of suspect posters are allowed if actors are unavailable. Posters shall be mounted and secured at least 12" off the ground. Posters need to be secured to negate wind blowing them out of veiw during the event.
This event must be held in an area large enough to allow for the event stages to be properly spaced. Ground surface must be of solid surface and flat as to not create an increased level of difficulty or safety hazard for the competitors. (examples: athletic gyms, cafeterias, and large common areas are acceptable locations for this event. Areas with sand, mud, and turf are not acceptable)
This is the Official Scorecard for the event Agility Course.
|Time Based||Lowest Score Wins|
Competitors/Teams must meet the following minimum criteria. Failure to meet criteria will result in disqualification.
|Must identify correct suspect|
Competitors/Teams that fulfill the requirements of a penalty will have the penalty seconds added on to their time. Some penalties are added per infraction and some are single use.
|Failure to low crawl without knocking down structure|
|Failure to complete Serpentine run, knocked down flags/cones|
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