Do you have what it takes? Behind the scenes @ Durham County Sheriff recruit training

The day starts with everyone gathering to hear about the drills
Recruits line up & begin

The drill is a final practice for the two timed tests required to become a Deputy. There is an obstacle course, mixed with physical stamina tests like push ups & steps. Then a second drill (after a required short breather) to prove you can successfully carry the weight of a person quickly over a distance.

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Some of the recruits fly over the obstacles, and some just slide over... but they all pushed through and are improving their times.
The test pushes you to your limits
Both tests are timed, so you have to not only be fit...but quick.

It's awesome to see the comraderie of the recruits— lifting each other up, cheering each other on.

Rolling the heavy bag is not only tougher than it looks, but it also is repeated twice near the end, when the recruits are thoroughly exhausted.
Just a few more to go...
Best of luck to the recruits!

Are you up to the challenge? Tap the button below to learn more about the The Sheriff's Office Basic Law Enforcement Academy (BLET).

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