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Police medical examination

The federal police enforcement officers are subject to high physical demands, which require unrestricted and foreseeable long-term health. This is determined by doctors from the Federal Police through an examination during the course of the selection process. In the case of serious illnesses, after accidents and / or operations, as well as ongoing treatments, the relevant medical reports must be enclosed with the general application documents in a separate envelope labeled “confidential medical matter”.

Health requirements:

  • no overweight (BMI over 27.5 kg / m²)
  • No underweight (BMI below 18 kg / m²) Body mass index (BMI) = body weight [kg] divided by the square of the height [m²].
  • no functional impairments or movement restrictions that affect walking, standing, sitting or writing
  • sufficient vision (see information sheet vision)
  • efficient cardiovascular system (since the requirements for endurance performance are particularly high, every applicant is expressly recommended to prepare for the circulatory function test with the help of regular endurance training)
  • intact endocrine system
  • healthy teeth, completed orthodontic treatments
  • Fixed or removable dentures must be able to cope with the special physical demands of the police profession
  • After operations, there must generally be a healing period of 12 to 24 months - depending on the type and scope of the surgical procedure, in the case of laser operations on the eye at least 6 months

Reasons for exclusion:

Allergic diseases

  • Bronchial asthma, bronchial hyperreactivity
  • year-round and / or severe allergies with necessary long-term medication
  • House dust mite allergy (year-round allergy) with symptoms and therapy such as encasing
  • currently ongoing desensitization

Eye disorders / poor eyesight

Autoimmune diseases

  • Rheumatic diseases (rheumatism, collagenosis)
  • Multiple sclerosis,

Bleeding disorders, blood disorders

  • Hemophiliacs (e.g. factor V Leiden)
  • chronic anemia

Skin disorders

  • chronic recurrent skin disease such as psoriasis, neurodermatitis, allergic eczema

Diseases of the internal organs

  • Heart defects, heart and circulatory diseases
  • Kidney malformations or kidney dysfunction
  • Condition after removal of the spleen
  • chronic inflammatory bowel disease (e.g. Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis)
  • chronic liver disease
  • chronic infections (e.g. hepatitis B + C, HIV)

Diseases of the jaw and teeth

  • ongoing orthodontic treatments
  • carious teeth
  • Full dentures

Food intolerance

  • Lactose intolerance
  • Gluten intolerance / sprue
  • Nut allergy
  • Fructose intolerance

Mental disorders, behavior disorders

  • psychiatric illnesses - also in previous years (e.g. depression, anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, ADD / ADHD)
  • psychosomatic disorders
  • eating disorder
  • Attempted suicide
  • Addictions (also after treatment / therapy)
  • Current psychotherapeutic treatments (if the therapeutic measure has already been completed, corresponding specialist reports must be submitted)

Musculoskeletal disorders

  • Disc herniation and condition after disc surgery
  • Vertebral arch closure disorders, vertebral slippage
  • poorly healed bone fractures with functional impairments
  • Movement restrictions in the large joints
  • excessive wear and tear (osteoarthritis) of large joints
  • missing limbs (e.g. thumb)
  • Incorrect placement of large joints

Metabolic diseases

  • Diabetes mellitus (types 1 and 2)
  • Thyroid dysfunction
  • Pancreas disease
  • disturbed hormonal system

Chronic diseases of the central nervous system

  • Convulsions
  • Migraines, frequent headaches

Other diseases

  • Award of a degree of disability (GdB)
  • Award of a reduced ability to work (MdE)
  • Disorders of hearing, balance or smell
  • Speech defects that affect communication
  • Illnesses requiring long-term medication

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