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 26, 2008

Wyo. officers learn how to deal with trauma

By Baylie Davis The Wyoming Tribune-EagleCHEYENNE — Thirteen years ago, federal officer Paul Broxterman... - Full Story
March 12, 2008

Wis. mandates psych tests for new officers

The Associated Press Related: Experts look at a young officer’s murderous rampageMADISON, Wis.... - Full Story
March 07, 2008

Chicago's top cop wants force in better shape

By Fran Spielman and Annie Sweeney The Chicago Sun-Times Related: Was a Chief out of line for telling... - Full Story
February 25, 2008

High Velocity Human Factors: Factoring the human being into future police technology

By Moin Rahman Motorola Company Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.... - Full Story
February 22, 2008

Iowa officer has fatal heart attack during workout

By Nigel Duara The Des Moines Register Related: Heart attacks on duty DES MOINES — A Des Moines... - Full Story
February 07, 2008

SFPD officer in coma after fall

By Jaxon Van Derbeken The San Francisco Chronicle SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco police inspector... - Full Story
January 26, 2008

Veteran Tenn. gang officer found dead

By Ryan Harris The Chattanooga Times Free Press CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Lt. Ken Simpson, an 18-year... - Full Story
January 22, 2008

Milwaukee department confronts police suicide

A police officer is 2-3 times more likely to commit suicide than die in the line of dutyBy Meg Kissinger... - Full Story
January 21, 2008

Fla. deputy suffers fatal heart attack on duty

By Lyda Longa The Daytona Beach News DAYTONA BEACH — Veteran lawman Richard Atkins, a sheriff's... - Full Story
January 17, 2008

500-pound NYPD officer loses pension bid

The Associated Press NEW YORK — A retired 500-pound police officer cannot increase his pension... - Full Story

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