Published: Jun 24, 2011 1:13 PM EDT
Updated: Jun 24, 2011 1:13 PM EDT

BUCKINGHAM, Fla. - Fort Myers Police take over the runways of the Buckingham Airfield to practice their driving skills.

Instructors put officers through several courses to test reaction time and control.

For many officers the majority of their time is spent in their cars. Instructors say it is imperative for officers to constantly be tested to maintain their proficiency.