Macomb Local News
The Illinois State Police has announced that a free Physical Fitness Inventory Test or PFIT seminar will be held in Springfield on February 20.  The primary purpose of the seminar is to provide hands-on instruction on how to successfully pass the ISP PFIT.  
The PFIT is tool that is designed to measure fitness activities that are related to law enforcement tasks. It assesses the fitness level of individuals based on four dimensions: flexibility, dynamic strength, absolute strength, and cardio respiratory fitness.  Passing the PFIT is one of the requirements to becoming an Illinois State Police Trooper.  The ISP will proved hands-on instruction and demonstrations, presented by certified Physical Fitness Monitors of the Illinois State Police, on how to successfully complete the test.  This is an opportunity for individuals interested in applying for future employment with the ISP to become educated and proficient in the PFIT.  Those attending the seminar should wear proper workout attire and bring a bottle of water. The seminar is not affiliated with the Illinois State Police Merit Board or the hiring process.