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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October 02, 2012

Mich. police receive HIV training after traffic stop video

HIV-positive suspect has obtained legal representation, but it's unclear if a lawsuit will be filed - Full Story
September 27, 2012

Past revealed of mentally ill amputee who cornered cop

Mental illness prompted Brian Claunch, who was fatally shot by an officer, to get rid of his own left arm and leg - Full Story
September 21, 2012

Video: Cop 'aggravated' when HIV+ suspect fails to disclose status

Officer said he would have liked to have been informed prior to his search, which turned up pills and earrings - Full Story
September 02, 2012

Disabled Chicago cop cut off after safari findings surface

Officer had claimed an injury made it impossible for him to safely fire a handgun - Full Story
August 30, 2012

Pa. cop's alleged shooting hoax puzzles acquaintances

Officer was charged with falsely reporting that he had been shot in the chest while on patrol - Full Story
August 29, 2012
Officer ambushed at Sikh temple still can't speak

Officer ambushed at Sikh temple still can't speak

The medical examiner's office released an investigative report officially ruling the shooter's death a suicide - Full Story
August 18, 2012

Stranger steps forward to give Ariz. officer lifesaving kidney

A retired 20-year police veteran was nearing complete renal failure - Full Story
August 02, 2012

Ind. cop shot in ambush released from hospital

By PoliceOne Staff INDIANAPOLIS — A police officer who was struck by gunfire in the head and the... - Full Story
August 01, 2012
Missing FBI agent found dead near his Calif. home

Missing FBI agent found dead near his Calif. home

Authorities say agent was being treated for depression and was said to be distraught at the time of his disappearance - Full Story
July 12, 2012

Officer hit by copter blades in rescue still in ICU

California Highway Patrol officer Tony Stanley was administered medical assistance from the hiker he was called out to rescue - Full Story

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