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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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June 21, 2012
Product Review: The Polar RCX5 watch Lindsey J. Bertomen - Police Products

Product Review: The Polar RCX5 watch

I recently tested the Polar RCX5, with GPS capabilities. Not only is it an excellent fitness watch, most... - Full Story
June 15, 2012
What can Junior Seau's suicide teach LEOs? Greg Sancier - Street Psychology — Advantage Officer!

What can Junior Seau's suicide teach LEOs?

Junior Seau's death has shown us is that even the toughest of the tough can sometimes feel out of control and vulnerable - Full Story
June 14, 2012
Don't let infectious disease end your career (or your life) Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

Don't let infectious disease end your career (or your life)

Your clientele may be carrying an invisible threat worse than any gun or knife - Full Story
June 14, 2012
How police chaplains can serve your community Rob Hall - Chief's Office

How police chaplains can serve your community

Having a chaplain in your department can be an incredibly valuable resource for all its members, from rookie to veteran, auxiliary to chief - Full Story
May 24, 2012
Law mandates fitness for police officers Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Law mandates fitness for police officers

Be serious in your physical training — your life depends on it now and your quality of life depends on it later - Full Story
May 21, 2012
Mental toughness and the power to adapt Fred Leland - Staying Oriented

Mental toughness and the power to adapt

"Unhappy the general who comes on the field of battle with a system." — Napoleon Bonaparte - Full Story
May 03, 2012
P1 First Person: Battling back: My path to sobriety PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Battling back: My path to sobriety

By John O’Connor PoliceOne Member Perdition: A state of final spiritual ruin; loss of the soul;... - Full Story
April 13, 2012
Blue on Blue: Reactions to a cop-on-cop shooting Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

Blue on Blue: Reactions to a cop-on-cop shooting

In a few, fortunately quite rare cases, a good guy becomes the bad guy and these encounters turn deadly - Full Story
March 08, 2012
The 'excited utterance' and officer-involved trauma Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

The 'excited utterance' and officer-involved trauma

In making 'spontaneous exclamations' or 'res gestae statements' following a critical incident, an officer is merely trying to construct a narrative that makes sense to a freshly-traumatized brain - Full Story
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



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