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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August 28, 2015

Police, the Final Challenge: Leaving the Badge Behind

Few departments recognize the tremendous impact retirement in general has on an officer - Full Story
August 27, 2015

Mysterious illness sidelines Calif. K-9

A department is searching for answers as to why their K-9 has suddenly become ill and asking public's help - Full Story
August 06, 2015

Psych firm that screens Baltimore cops investigated

Employees and contractors were completing evaluations of mental stability in 15 minutes instead of 45 required - Full Story
August 04, 2015

Detroit launches new effort to help police with PTSD

Program seeks to design and implement a treatment model for police officers, firefighters and military vets - Full Story
July 23, 2015
Retired Fla. 'top cop' found shot dead at home

Retired Fla. 'top cop' found shot dead at home

Miami-Dade Police Department are investigating the death as a possible suicide - Full Story
July 22, 2015

Texas police officer suspended because of his weight

If an officer fails the department's physical requirement test, they receive training to get in shape - Full Story
July 15, 2015

"The Right Stuff" in Therapy: View from a Police Therapist

By Dr. James Tenney This article is provided by American Addiction Centers and does not necessarily... - Full Story
July 07, 2015

Competitor dies in bike crash during World Police and Fire Games

One dead and two others injured after a bike crash during race - Full Story
July 01, 2015

What makes police therapy work? View from a police therapist

By James Cassidy, M.S., LADC Desert Hope IOP This article is provided by American Addiction Centers... - Full Story
May 08, 2015
Pa. detective dies of suspected 'cardiac event' during drug investigation

Pa. detective dies of suspected 'cardiac event' during drug investigation

Veteran investigator died Tuesday, having become ill while taking part in a federal drug investigation - Full Story



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