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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 23, 2012
Helping a cop through a critical incident Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Helping a cop through a critical incident

I recently spoke with Sgt. Mary Dunnigan of the San Francisco Police Department Behavior Sciences Unit... - Full Story
February 23, 2012
You've been in a critical incident... now what? Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

You've been in a critical incident... now what?

Post-trauma stress is a reaction to events which are at the extreme edges of typical day-to-day human activities - Full Story
February 16, 2012
Taking care of #1 after a critical incident Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Taking care of #1 after a critical incident

Ensure an officer’s physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing is attended to by professionals capable of recognizing and treating every type of trauma - Full Story
February 15, 2012
A Calif. cop loses her dream job when a slow shift takes a nearly deadly turn Hayley Hudson - Stories from the Beat

A Calif. cop loses her dream job when a slow shift takes a nearly deadly turn

As her partner joined her several hours into patrol, then-officer Lucia Wade was looking for things to do - Full Story
January 20, 2012
What we do isn’t a game Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

What we do isn’t a game

When a police officer is thrust into the fight of his or her life, the outcome will not decide who gets a Super Bowl ring, but who lives and dies - Full Story
January 04, 2012
P1 Humor Corner: New Year's resolutions Mike Peterson - Cop Comedy

P1 Humor Corner: New Year's resolutions

Some people call it ‘getting your beauty sleep’ but I call it my super-duper-easy-and-inexpensive weight lose training program - Full Story
January 03, 2012
Foot pursuits: Strategies and tactics for winning Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Foot pursuits: Strategies and tactics for winning

In foot pursuits, are you a Shepherd, Border Collie, Bloodhound, Pointer, or a hybrid? - Full Story
November 30, 2011
Are you willing to help a cop living with the sacrifice? Barbara A. Schwartz - Living with the Sacrifice

Are you willing to help a cop living with the sacrifice?

Do not forget those who have been injured performing their duties - Full Story
November 30, 2011
LWTS honorable mentions: Gary Blankinship Barbara A. Schwartz - Living with the Sacrifice

LWTS honorable mentions: Gary Blankinship

This month’s Honorable Mention goes to recently-retired Houston Police Officers Union President... - Full Story
November 28, 2011
Smartphone apps to fight battle of the bulge Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

Smartphone apps to fight battle of the bulge

Gadgets won’t make you thin, but they might help you get that way - Full Story



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