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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January 30, 2016

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
January 25, 2016

Capitol officer dies after shoveling snow at Del. home

Officer Vernon Alston's wife said he died within seconds - Full Story
January 12, 2016

SC bill aims to cover PTSD under workers’ compensation

Deputy Sheriff, shot and injured in the line of duty, champions PTSD coverage as a workers’ comp benefit - Full Story
January 08, 2016

How should mental health issues be handled by police?

One case study in Mass. sheds light on the difficult decisions facing police when dealing with mental health issues - Full Story
December 30, 2015

NY officer collapses, dies from heart attack

Officer Juan Feliciano was a 21-year veteran of the department - Full Story
December 22, 2015

9/11 bill for officers passes Congress

That legislation includes $8.1B to fund the renewed act’s health and compensation programs - Full Story
December 16, 2015
Roundtable: LE companies talk police problems, how they help solve them

Roundtable: LE companies talk police problems, how they help solve them

Three executives from private-sector police enterprises weighed in on the challenges facing law enforcement today - Full Story
December 14, 2015
Confidential: first responders helpline is a safe resource

Confidential: first responders helpline is a safe resource

Recognize that the symptoms you are experiencing are normal among first responders who experience trauma regularly on the job - Full Story
December 08, 2015

Videos: Jon Stewart returns to 'Daily Show' to push 9/11 health act

Comedian made a push to renew a law that provides health benefits for first responders who became ill after the Sept. 11 terror attacks - Full Story
December 07, 2015

Ohio officer shot, suspect killed during domestic call

The officer did not have a ballistic vest on - Full Story

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