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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March 30, 2009

Mass. police shaken by man who beheaded sisters

By Jessica Van Sack Boston HeraldRelated Video: Man beheads sister; officers fatally shoot him BOSTON... - Full Story
March 27, 2009

Pa. court to officer: No sense of smell, no job

By Mark Scolforo Associated PressHARRISBURG, Pa. — Police officers who lose their sense of smell... - Full Story
March 24, 2009

Boston cops on injured leave stay on payroll for years

By Maria Cramer Boston GlobeBOSTON — At a time when Boston police are letting go of cadets and... - Full Story
March 22, 2009

Fla. corrections officer dies 25 years after shooting

By Henry Pierson Curtis Orlando SentinelORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Mark Parker died on Thursday, 25... - Full Story
March 19, 2009

Wendy's worker puts pubic hair in deputy's food

Editor's note: When it comes to things that can be used to harm a police officer, things like guns, knives,... - Full Story
March 18, 2009

Chicago cop stays on force after cancer, foot amputation

A rookie's sprained ankle led doctors to discover a tumor. But even after losing his foot, Officer Eric... - Full Story
March 09, 2009

Rookie officers and police need to be studied, researcher says

UIC study will focus on their stressful first year to help improve forceBy Angela Rozas Chicago TribuneRelated... - Full Story
March 09, 2009

Texas officer shot in face fights for his life

Colleagues hail him as 'go-to guy' in elite squadBy Dale Lezon Houston ChronicleRelated Article: Houston... - Full Story
February 26, 2009

Fla. deputies investigated for steroid use

Editor's note: “On any given department, at least five percent of officers, if not more, have taken... - Full Story
February 17, 2009

Ga. officer dies 21 years after on duty crash

By Christian Boone and Rick Badie Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionATLANTA — Doctors gave Cobb County... - Full Story

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