Texas troopers told to slim down or face discipline: report

The Texas Department of Public Safety, which oversees state troopers, said the policy was to encourage health and fitness. The policy applies too troopers with higher waistlines who pass physical fitness examinations, too. The physical exams include rowing tests, a combat fitness evaluation, or a test that consists of a 1.5 mile run, push-ups, and sit-ups. The exams will be conducted in the spring and again in the fall.

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