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Williamson County signs firm to build new fitness test for deputies

The $47,000 agreement will will look into the physical demands of the job. The agreements will also set up standards to be used in the future.

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas — Williamson County is looking to change the way it makes sure potential sheriff's deputies are physically able to to the job.

The county signed off on hiring a consulting firm to build a physical fitness test for officers yesterday.

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The $47,000 agreement will look into the physical demands of the job. The agreements will also set up standards to be used in the future.