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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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
January 04, 2008

An officer's first-hand look at the Omaha mall shooting

By Sgt. Jeff Baker Omaha Police Department P1 News Report: 9 killed, 5 injured in Omaha mall shooting... - Full Story
December 19, 2007

Peer support helps Calif. responders

By Liz Neely The San Diego Union-Tribune SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Police and firefighters are trained to deal... - Full Story
November 30, 2007

Working graveyard shift found to have 'probable' link to cancer

Working odd shifts is a part of police work and much has been said about the physical toll changing... - Full Story

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