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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April 03, 2013

CO dies of heart attack running to assist others

Officer Brandon Kountz, 26, suddenly collapsed on his way to help other officers with inmates - Full Story
April 02, 2013

Calif. K-9 hurt after thrown out window

Jaris suffered a gash on his head and was bleeding from the nose and staggering after the incident - Full Story
March 25, 2013

Paralyzed Ore. cop learns 'new normal'

An accident has left the officer re-learning how to to everyday things and accept the help of others - Full Story
March 02, 2013

Ohio chief alleges retaliation by city

Chief John McGuire has been on paid medical leave since July 2012, the result of an on-duty injury sustained in a motor vehicle acciden - Full Story
February 20, 2013

Fighting cancer, Conn. officer returns to work

She is still undergoing chemotherapy and radiation but said she feels well enough that her doctor finally agreed to let her work again - Full Story
February 19, 2013
Minn. officer dies of heart attack following pursuit

Minn. officer dies of heart attack following pursuit

The officer had become ill after pursuing a teen on foot, and died a week later - Full Story
February 15, 2013

S.C. marathoner to run alongside cop who saved him

Last year, the officer resuscitated the runner after he''d had a heart attack during the race - Full Story
February 14, 2013
Mo. detective dies of 'medical emergency' at gym

Mo. detective dies of 'medical emergency' at gym

He was a 25-year veteran of the department, and has served 35 years total - Full Story
February 04, 2013

Del. officer shot in face following pursuit

The bullet hit the patrolman's jaw and fragments may have lodged in his neck, but does not appear to be life threatening - Full Story
February 04, 2013

NY cop dies from 2006 gunshot wound

She suffered a gunshot wound to the face that paralyzed her from the neck down - Full Story

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