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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 09, 2014
How to spot and treat officer depression American Military University - In Public Safety

How to spot and treat officer depression

Every year, just as many officers die by their own hand as do officers killed in the line of duty - Full Story
September 08, 2014
How human touch can comfort a wounded warrior Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

How human touch can comfort a wounded warrior

“The power of touch has deep roots in the human experience,” says Dr. Bill Lewinski, executive director of the Force Science Institute - Full Story
September 04, 2014
A love letter to police officers PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

A love letter to police officers

The following is an actual letter written by the girlfriend of a cop who sent it along to P1 for you to enjoy - Full Story
August 27, 2014
P1 Poll Results: How physically fit are you? P1 Community - The Question

P1 Poll Results: How physically fit are you?

Variety is the spice of life; complacency in your workouts can be just as dangerous as it is on patrol - Full Story
August 18, 2014
A tale of two TASERs: Why ethics is fundamental to officer safety Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

A tale of two TASERs: Why ethics is fundamental to officer safety

A large number of police officer suicides are committed by cops who are under investigation - Full Story
August 09, 2014
How lack of sleep may cause deadly police errors Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

How lack of sleep may cause deadly police errors

A recent study examined fatigue’s effects on 53 officers’ decision-making and reaction times when the officers were faced with deadly-force situations - Full Story
July 23, 2014
How do we change police culture to save the lives of fellow officers? American Military University - In Public Safety

How do we change police culture to save the lives of fellow officers?

By Mark Bond, professor of criminal justice at American Military University In Public Safety As a profession,... - Full Story
July 09, 2014
8 tips from a CO on working graveyard shift Harriet Fox - The CO's Corner

8 tips from a CO on working graveyard shift

What has worked for you that helps you through your graveyard journey? - Full Story
June 25, 2014
Quit worrying: 4 keys to a cop’s mental and emotional wellbeing Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski - More Than A Cop

Quit worrying: 4 keys to a cop’s mental and emotional wellbeing

Anxieties — unlike realistic fear — are selfish and dominate the thoughts and actions of those who suffer from them, but with effort you can avoid being trapped into destructive patterns of worry - Full Story
June 25, 2014
10 thought distractions that can ruin a cop's life Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski - More Than A Cop

10 thought distractions that can ruin a cop's life

Dr. David Burns has identified ten common thought distortions that, unless carefully guarded against,... - Full Story



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Street Psychology — Advantage Officer! Street Psychology — Advantage Officer!
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with Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski