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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August 16, 2008

Utah cop collapses, dies during traffic stop

By Sara Israelsen-Hartley Deseret Morning NewsPROVO, Utah — If Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Michael... - Full Story
August 13, 2008

Stroke kills Md. SWAT unit commander

By Jennifer McMenamin The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — A veteran Baltimore County police officer and... - Full Story
August 04, 2008

San Diego deputy in assault case attempts suicide

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August 01, 2008

Shock, grief over Oakland lieutenant's death

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July 31, 2008

Atlanta 'police surgeon' bonds with officers

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July 30, 2008

Calif. quake tests mass emergency preparedness

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July 28, 2008

Crash leaves Mass. trooper in lost world

Ellen Engelhardt was a state trooper for 22 years until she was struck in her parked vehicle by a drunken... - Full Story
July 25, 2008

Air Force missile launch crew fell asleep

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July 22, 2008

Few police agencies address suicides within ranks

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July 15, 2008

Neb. cop, family win $40K over tainted food

Related article: Watch what you eat...literally By Nelson Lampe The Associated PressOMAHA, Neb. —... - Full Story



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