Lima, OH (WIMA) - 9 new-hire Allen County sheriff deputy candidates competed in fitness examinations on Monday at the Elida schools track.
Swat team candidates were also fitness tested.
5 current deputies are competing for 2 open Swat team positions.
The fitness competition is one of the steps taken to improve employee health and wellness.
As additional funding comes into the Sheriff's office, more steps are expected to further expand fitness needs and raise fitness goals.