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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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September 13, 2011

Ex-cop fired for PTSD in Iraq goes to court

After a one-year combat deployment to Iraq, Hoback returned to work at the police department - Full Story
September 03, 2011

Australian cops face steep spike in spitting incidents

Officers who are spat on in the mouth, eyes or any lacerations are forced to undergo blood checks for saliva-borne diseases - Full Story
August 30, 2011

Video: 2011 World Police & Fire Games open in NYC

A brief disruption by Hurricane Irene cancelled events this past weekend, but all games resumed Monday - Full Story
August 13, 2011

Abilene cops working on wellness policy

Heart disease is the biggest killer of cops, and many lack physical activity - Full Story
August 11, 2011

Conn. conference addresses rise in police suicides

Law enforcement professionals attended a suicide prevention conference on Wednesday - Full Story
July 28, 2011

NIOSH: No evidence so far of post-9/11 cancer exposure

A federal review supports keeping cancer off a list of 9/11 health problems - Full Story
July 08, 2011

NJ plan targets police steroid use

Departments will now be able to test officers for using the muscle-building drugs - Full Story
June 02, 2011

FBI agent dies of heart attack in training

Special Agent Timothy S. Briggs suffered a fatal heart attack on May 31 - Full Story
May 18, 2011

On-duty NY cop kills self after Facebook post

Officer Philip Chlanda was distraught after girlfriend's Facebook posts indicated she may have been seeing someone else - Full Story
April 17, 2011

Pa. officer kills self with shotgun in squad

Officer Richard Lizzio, a 24-year veteran of the force, shot himself Friday morning - Full Story



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