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Health - Physical and Mental Fitness

Health - Physical and Mental Fitness

The Police Health - Physical and Mental Fitness topic provides cops with videos, training drills and expert advice to help ensure the officer’s head is straight and body is strong. Complete physical and psychological fitness - through regular trips to the gym, five-mile runs, and conversations with the police psychologist - is critical for an officer to perform the job to maximum potential.
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10 ways police officers can get better sleep Olivia Johnson - Peer Support

10 ways police officers can get better sleep

How safe do you feel knowing your backup officer hasn’t had a restful night’s sleep in weeks and is struggling to stay awake? - Full Story

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Ill. officer hurt during pursuit fights for worker’s comp

Lauren Bauer suffered a spinal injury after her patrol vehicle was rammed from behind - Full Story

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Think like a boxer: 4 key elements of success in policing PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Think like a boxer: 4 key elements of success in policing

After a decade as a law enforcement professional and an active amateur boxer, I have come to recognize key similarities between the two - Full Story

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How cops can maximize performance by integrating mental and physical training Dr. Michael Asken - Mental Toughness for Law Enforcement

How cops can maximize performance by integrating mental and physical training

Functional conditioning is training that not only maximizes physical performance, but does so with skills that mimic and can be applied in actual tactical situations - Full Story

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Report: Two-thirds of officers in Calif. city suffer from low morale

That’s because leaders 'are unwilling to make the changes necessary to restore trust and morale' - Full Story

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How LEOs can overcome negativity in 8 steps Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski - More Than A Cop

How LEOs can overcome negativity in 8 steps

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is one therapeutic treatment modality developed to teach people how to identify and overcome negative thought processes - Full Story

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4 principles cops can use to overcome negativity and negative thoughts Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski - More Than A Cop

4 principles cops can use to overcome negativity and negative thoughts

No one is immune to dark thoughts and impulses. Everyone is unique, however, in how frequently they allow these thoughts to intrude and what they do with them when they do - Full Story

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Capitol officer dies after shoveling snow at Del. home

Officer Vernon Alston's wife said he died within seconds - Full Story

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Suicide intervention: How cops can avoid getting sued Mike Wood - Tactical Analysis

Suicide intervention: How cops can avoid getting sued

With such difficult and complex legal traps and hurdles to overcome, it becomes legally perilous for officers to intervene in suicidal situations - Full Story

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9 keys for taking a tactical approach to your fitness plan

9 keys for taking a tactical approach to your fitness plan

New Year’s resolutions often involve new gym memberships or recommitments to existing ones, but too many people fail to follow through for the whole year — here are nine keys to achieving your goals. - Full Story



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