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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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Injured on duty: The battle for benefits and the award that’s helping Barbara A. Schwartz - Living with the Sacrifice

Injured on duty: The battle for benefits and the award that’s helping

Too many officers are fighting the battle to classify their injuries as injured on duty (IOD), and a national dialogue needs to be started on this topic to establish universal guidelines and criteria - Full Story

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How police can manage stress levels during mob-like situations American Military University - In Public Safety

How police can manage stress levels during mob-like situations

The pressure-cooker environment that law enforcement officers face during lawlessness and rioting can have long-lasting mental health consequences - Full Story

Tips

Your life is worth the sweat

When was the last time you entered a gym, ran a mile in under 6 or 7 minutes, or threw down for some... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

Columns

5 things police leaders can do to better report violence against officers Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

5 things police leaders can do to better report violence against officers

There is a vast under-reporting on assaults against our officers, and it is not the fault of the FBI — it is the fault of police leadership - Full Story

Videos

Ariz. unions demand change after ex-officer with PTSD commits suicide

Officer Craig Tiger died after suffering with PTSD after a fatal 2012 shooting.

News

Ariz. unions demand change after ex-officer with PTSD commits suicide

Officer Craig Tiger died after suffering with PTSD after a fatal 2012 shooting - Full Story

Columns

Training officers about issues facing combat veterans Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Training officers about issues facing combat veterans

The First Responder Initiative is designed to provide education to the first responder and law enforcement community about the unique needs of returning combat veterans - Full Story

Columns

Why SWAT cops need to be their own fitness instructors Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

Why SWAT cops need to be their own fitness instructors

Stress and fatigue are your two biggest enemies while trying to function in a tactical environment - Full Story

Columns

IACP 2014: Mental health interventions in the aftermath of a mass casualty event Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

IACP 2014: Mental health interventions in the aftermath of a mass casualty event

2 surprising strategies for dealing with the aftermath of a mass casualty event were gleaned at an afternoon seminar session in the Police Psychological Services Section Track - Full Story

Exclusives

4 keys to living in police reality (not police fiction)

4 keys to living in police reality (not police fiction)

Living your life based on police stereotypes sets you up for failure — look to those police officers who are successful professionally and personally and use them as your guide, because that is the real world. - Full Story



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